Technology Update

This is a archive for Technology Update.

‘Molecular Trap’ Cleans Radioactive Waste

A new method for capturing radioactive waste from nuclear power plants is cheaper and more effective than current methods, new
Read More.

Remotely Detecting Explosives, Gases

A laser-based method could detect chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases quickly and accurately, researchers said. Once the method
Read More.

Teaming Intelligent Vehicles

Intelligent vehicles get their intelligence from cameras, Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) sensors, and navigation and mapping systems. But there
Read More.

Wood Pulp Balls can Clean Oil Spills

There is an inexpensive and efficient way to clean up marine oil spills by using marble-sized balls made of wood
Read More.

Fiber Optics for Pipeline Safety

Two of the world’s top pipeline companies, Enbridge Inc. and TransCanada Corp., are starting to use fiber optics to avoid
Read More.

Transition to Practice Programs Go Commercial

Two of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Transition to Practice (TTP) program cybersecurity technologies
Read More.

AI to Prevent Grid Failures

A project combining artificial intelligence with massive amounts of data and industry experience from a dozen U.S. partners will identify
Read More.

Keeping Fake News Out of Research

Four professors earned a $1 million grant to develop a national cyberinfrastructure to keep malicious or misleading data out of
Read More.

Race Against Time: Quantum Computers

Researchers are in a race against time to prepare new cryptographic techniques before the arrival of quantum computers. That is
Read More.

Safety Move: Converting Crude Into Pellets

Pellets made of bitumen make it easier to transport oil in coal rail cars or transport trucks with less risk
Read More.

 
 
Archived Entries