Researchers create functioning synapse using carbon nanotubes


Engineering researchers the University of Southern California have made a significant breakthrough in the use of nanotechnologies for the construction of a synthetic brain. They have built a carbon nanotube synapse circuit whose behavior in…

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NASA’s 3-D animation of Typhoon Conson’s heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorms


Imagine seeing a typhoon from space, and seeing it in three dimensions. That’s what the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite can do with any typhoon, and just did with Typhoon Conson. TRMM’s 3-D look…

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