Archive: 09/17/2010

Emotional robot pets

Designers of robot pets are fighting a never-ending battle with consumers to provide entertaining and realistic gadgets that respond to human interaction in ever more nuanced ways, mimicking the behavior of real pet animals ...

Sep 17, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Teenagers are more sedentary on weekends

The new school year has started and the school routine is back. A European study led by Spanish researchers has shown how the proportion of young people who watch television and play on the computer for more than two hours ...

Sep 17, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Where do supernovae come from?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Supernovae, the explosive deaths of massive stars, are among the most momentous events in the cosmos because they disburse into space all of the chemical elements that were produced inside ...

Sep 17, 2010 4.2 / 5 (10) 3 | with audio podcast