Purdue phoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Purdue phoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - 9:33 pm

Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by Purdue College of Engineering researchers to learn and read messages through a person's sense of touch.

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360 degrees, 180 seconds: New technique speeds analysis of crop traits

360 degrees, 180 seconds: New technique speeds analysis of crop traits

Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - 9:11 pm

A potted nine-leaf corn plant sits on a Frisbee-sized plate. The tandem begins rotating like the centerpiece atop a giant music box, three degrees per second, and after two minutes the plant has pirouetted to its original position.

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Power starved Nigeria on the brink after six plants closed

Power starved Nigeria on the brink after six plants closed

Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - 9:10 pm

Nigerian officials were working Monday to prevent the "collapse" of the electric grid after they had to close down six power plants following a pipeline failure and "technical issues" at Shell gas wells.

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Biotech billionaire takes over at Los Angeles Times, new editor named

Biotech billionaire takes over at Los Angeles Times, new editor named

Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - 9:00 pm

Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong took over Monday as the new owner of the Los Angeles Times and immediately named respected journalist Norman Pearlstine as top editor.

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Tesla shares up despite viral video of sedan on fire

Tesla shares up despite viral video of sedan on fire

Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - 8:57 pm

Tesla Motors was under another round of scrutiny on Monday after a homemade video of a Tesla sedan on fire went viral but the incident did not weigh on shares.

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After brief wait, Beyonce, Jay-Z take album to Spotify

After brief wait, Beyonce, Jay-Z take album to Spotify

Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - 8:54 pm

Beyonce and Jay-Z on Monday brought their surprise joint album to all platforms including Spotify after a wait of little more than a day, relenting on keeping an exclusive for their fledgling Tidal service.

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