Archive: 07/23/2008

Meet Robo habilis

(PhysOrg.com) -- A European research project has brought the dream of human-like robots closer to reality by creating a human-like arm and hand controlled by an electronic ‘brain’ modelled on the human ...

Jul 23, 2008 4.9 / 5 (24) 2

Dinosaurrific! New Dinosaur Supertree

(PhysOrg.com) -- It has long been debated whether dinosaurs were part of the ‘Terrestrial Revolution’ that occurred some 100 million years ago during the Cretaceous when birds, mammals, flowering plants, ...

Jul 23, 2008 4.4 / 5 (9) 0

Hybrid 'Muttsucker' Has Genes of Three Species

In the murky waters of an inconspicuous stream in a remote area of Wyoming, researchers detail the potential impact that an introduced fish, the white sucker, could have on the evolutionary biology of fishes.

Jul 23, 2008 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

First Solar: Quest for the $1 Watt

Photovoltaic cells, once so costly they could be used only to power million-dollar satellites, are today turning up even on humble parking meters. Now a brash Tempe, Ariz., company called First Solar plans to take the technology ...

Jul 23, 2008 4.2 / 5 (62) 28