Archive: 12/1/2010

In Brief: Quantum dot-Induced transparency

Using rigorous and realistic numerical simulations, staff in the Nanophotonics and Theory and Modeling groups at the Argonne National Laboratory have recently demonstrated that a single semiconductor nanocrystal, ...

Dec 01, 2010
5 / 5 (1) 0

Making 3D avatars the easy way

Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a user-friendly method for creating realistic three-dimensional avatars (graphical representations of computer users) from any digital ...

Dec 01, 2010
5 / 5 (2) 1

Human brain to help computers analyze images

(PhysOrg.com) -- Brain-computer-interfaces (BCIs) are most often designed to help people (such as those with disabilities) do things they find difficult on their own, but a joint project by Columbia University ...

Dec 01, 2010 report
5 / 5 (9) 1 | with audio podcast

A willingness to be bullied may be inherited

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of the behavior of marmots suggests that a willingness to accept some extent of bullying, rather than shying away from interactions that could lead to conflict, may be inherited.

Dec 01, 2010 report
4.7 / 5 (6) 4 | with audio podcast