Archive: 4/05/2010

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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Blinking neurons give thoughts away

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electrical currents are invisible to the naked eye - at least they are when they flow through metal cables. In nerve cells, however, scientists are able to make electrical signals visible. Working with fellow ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Odors classified by networks of neurons

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), are unraveling how odors are processed by the brain. As they report in Nature, odors in the olfactory brain are classified into ...

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

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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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