Archive: 05/12/2011

Turning plants into power houses

(PhysOrg.com) -- "I have a slide that has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic array," says Robert Blankenship, a scientist who studies photosynthesis at Washington University in St. Louis. "When ...

May 12, 2011
5 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast

An app for learning to learn

Students who take ECE 473/573 learn about emerging social technology and how to design applications for smart phones that might be marketable.

May 12, 2011
4 / 5 (1) 0

Unique dictionary nears completion

A huge number of students ranging from linguists to those studying coins and family ancestry are benefiting from a 100 year project to compile the world’s most comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin.

May 12, 2011
5 / 5 (2) 0

HP releases dongle-less Wi-Fi mouse

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to the computer, the mouse has become an essential piece of equipment, even when you are on the go. A wireless mouse allows you to do what you need to in order to get your work ...

May 12, 2011 weblog
3.3 / 5 (3) 4 | with audio podcast

iRobot planning an Android-based robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- iRobot is working on robots that have the brains of an Android tablet. The goal is an Android-based tablet that is able to see the world around it, hear input from humans, respond and think ...

May 12, 2011 weblog
5 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast