Archive: 4/05/2010

Robotic cell phones express emotions (w/ Video)

( -- Ji-Dong Yim and Chris Shaw, scientists in Simon Fraser University's School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), are the proud parents of a robotic cell phone family that can walk, dance and express ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Robotics
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Bird molecules challenge to Moa's Ark theory

( -- The so-called "Moa's Ark" theory - that New Zealand's animal and plant life has evolved largely untouched over 80 million years since the Gondwana supercontinent broke up - is being challenged by new molecular ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Evolution
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The Financial Bubble Experiment

Professor Didier Sornette from the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) at ETH Zurich is convinced that financial markets are not just random. Consequently, his Financial Crisis Observatory conducted ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Omni-focus video camera to revolutionize industry

University of Toronto announced a breakthrough development in video camera design. The Omni-focus Video Camera, based on an entirely new distance-mapping principle, delivers automatic real-time focus of both near and far ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Engineering
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Image: Stellar Nursery in the Rosette Nebula

( -- This image from the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory shows the cloud associated with the Rosette Nebula, a stellar nursery about 5,000 light-years from Earth in the Monoceros, or Unicorn, ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
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