Archive: 26/10/2009

Robotic perception, on purpose

( -- European researchers developed technology that enables a robot to combine data from both sound and vision to create combined, purposeful perception. In the process, they have taken the field to a new level.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Exercise makes cigarettes less attractive to smokers

( -- Exercise can help smokers quit because it makes cigarettes less attractive. A new study from the University of Exeter shows for the first time that exercise can lessen the power of cigarettes and smoking-related ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Health
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Whales are polite conversationalists

What do a West African drummer and a sperm whale have in common? According to some reports, they can both spot rhythms in the chatter of an ocean crowded with the calls of marine mammals -- a feat impossible for the untrained ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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