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INVENTORS, NOT AI-VENTORS: The Patent Act Requires an “Inventor” to Be a Natural Person

THALER V. VIDAL Before Moore, Taranto, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Summary: Under the Patent Act , an...

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The demand for artwork and antique authentication grows with the blooming art market in Asia. How to authenticate the artworks while leaving the pieces intact has... Read More »
To study matter on increasingly smaller scales, scientists need faster light. The speed of light is constant, of course, but "faster" here refers to the... Read More »
Though it's no shark, having a robot on another planet with a laser attached to its "head" is still pretty cool. The Rover's "ChemCam,"... Read More »
In a decidedly bond-villain esque move, researchers have used a thin sliver of diamond to create one of the most powerful and refined X-ray lasers to date. Described... Read More »
Superman has to be hating himself about now. Researchers and engineers have already mimicked his flight, laser vision, and super strength, now they’re close to... Read More »
Late on the night of July 20th, the laser system of the Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA), delivered a petawatt of power in a pulse just 40 femtoseconds long. In ... Read More »
Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers offer a number of advantages in the manufacturing process over their horizontal-cavity brethren. In particular, vertical... Read More »
Traditional surface-emitting lasers necessary for a high-speed optical links on microchips stand between 20 to 30 micrometers tall, dwarfing their silicon... Read More »
The US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California Berkeley have created the world’s smallest three-dimensional... Read More »
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have... Read More »
Quantum computing based on electron spin -- aka spintronics -- has long promised to replace conventional electronics. The problem has been that electron spin, which... Read More »
Recently, Washington University at St. Louis researchers employed a novel holographic technique to see inside tissue. By recording what happens to scattered light... Read More »
Laser-like X-ray beams can now be generated from a tabletop device. Most current X-ray lasers depend on facilities that are at least the size of football stadiums... Read More »
Molybdenum disulphide is an indirect bandgap semiconductor in bulk, but a direct bandgap semiconductor as a single layer. Single-layer MoS2 could be used in a variety ... Read More »
A study published this week in Science demonstrates the potential of free-electron lasers (FEL) to obtain high-resolution structural insight into macromolecules. An... Read More »
At the 2012 Hannover Messe from April 23 to 27, KIT will present innovations relating to energy, mobility, IT and other topics of relevance to the future. KIT will... Read More »
Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel 'superradiant' laser design, which has the potential to be 100 to 1,000 times more stable than the best... Read More »
A team of physicists at UC Santa Barbara has seen the light, and it comes in many different colors. By aiming high- and low-frequency laser beams at a semiconductor... Read More »
Laser-based measurements are proving to be a promising method for the assessment of osteoporosis. A research team has developed an ultrasound technique that uses... Read More »
Researchers with the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Environmental Energy Technologies Division), in collaboration with Applied ... Read More »
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