Gaming for the greater good is the higher purpose of PlayGen’s managing director Kam Memarzia, one of the founding members of the London-based interactive media company that uses game technology for learning rather than just entertainment.
Stan Williams and his colleague Greg Snider at HP Labs in Palo Alto, Calif., have completed research that could lead to making field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) up to 8x denser-while using less energy for a given computation-than those currently being produced.
A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University has demonstrated a new way to slip drug-bearing nanoparticles through the body’s protective shields of mucus while surprising even themselves with just how big these microscopic delivery vehicles can be constructed.
The fifth category - work force - of our state rankings shows few surprises. The density of the East Coast and the engineering clusters around national labs play a big factor in pushing certain states ahead.