Archive: 04/3/2006

Winging it – bird watching with a difference

If you enjoy wildlife programmes then you'll probably have seen bird's-eye view footage of flying, taken from cameras attached to birds. A research group from the University of Oxford has gone one step further: by attaching ...

Apr 03, 2006 2 / 5 (1) 0

An affordable future for eye tracking in sight

An ambitious five-year project will attempt to make eye-tracking technologies more affordable for people with disabilities and extend the potential use of the devices to enable users to live more independently.

Apr 03, 2006 3 / 5 (1) 0

Carbon Nanotubes with a Memory

Carbon nanotubes have successfully been made into a variety of nanoscale circuit components, including transistors, inverters, and switches. Now, a pair of scientists has made a rough, yet promising, flash ...

Apr 03, 2006 4.2 / 5 (42) 0 feature

Company's robots want to do your chores

Slobs and housework-haters rejoice: If one company has its way, in the near future there will be robots to set the dinner table, clear it after dinner, shovel snow and mop the floor.

Apr 03, 2006 3.8 / 5 (12) 0