Archive: 2/08/2011

Project could help colonize space

Humans may move one step closer to colonizing space thanks to a new research project that NASA is funding at South Dakota State University, the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and Oglala Lakota College.

dateAug 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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To catch a speeding bullet

In 1992, East Palo Alto, a city of 24,000 on the San Francisco Peninsula, logged the highest homicide rate in the nation per capita. Gun violence and celebratory gunfire plagued citizens and police.

dateAug 02, 2011 in Engineering
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RIBA-II, the next generation care-giving robot

A new robot using high-precision tactile sensors and flexible motor control technology has taken Japan one step closer to its goal of providing high-quality care for its growing elderly population. Developed by researchers ...

dateAug 02, 2011 in Robotics
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