Archive: 06/1/2010

Brain powered robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- A squat, circular robot scurries along the floor of a laboratory, moving left, then right, then left again, before coming to a stop. A Northeastern University student researcher commands the ...

Jun 01, 2010
4.8 / 5 (9) 1 | with audio podcast

Crocs and fish key to human evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists now know what may have helped fuel the evolution of the human brain two million years ago. Archeologists working in Kenya unearthed evidence that our human ancestors ate ...

Jun 01, 2010
4.5 / 5 (11) 72 | with audio podcast

The world: a global village called Babel

(PhysOrg.com) -- European scientists have developed groundbreaking technology to enable machine translation using statistical analysis. Now linguistic diversity can be found in translation.

Jun 01, 2010
2 / 5 (3) 0

World of lights in the microcosmos

(PhysOrg.com) -- Light-emitting diodes are gaining ground: They are now being used as background lighting for displays. But the manufacturing of complex LED optics is still complex and expensive. A new technology ...

Jun 01, 2010
3.7 / 5 (3) 1