Iowa State's METaL lab develops multiple ways to experience virtual reality
Iowa State University doctoral students Leif Berg and Ryan Pavlik handed over a Wii Remote and a pair of 3-D glasses.
Intel, Micron introduce world's first 128Gb NAND device and mass production of 64Gb 20nm NAND
Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc., today announced a new benchmark in NAND flash technology - the world's first 20 nanometer (nm), 128 gigabit (Gb), multilevel-cell (MLC) device. The companies ...
New study reveals North America's biggest dinosaur
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from Montana State University's Museum of the Rockies and the State Museum of Pennsylvania has unveiled enormous bones from North America's biggest dinosaur.
Researchers study toenails as marker for arsenic exposure
(PhysOrg.com) -- UA scientists have teamed up to study the relationship between arsenic in human toenails and arsenic concentration in drinking water. Exposure to arsenic is associated with several chronic diseases ranging ...
Triton resource helps 'track' how kinesin molecules move
Researchers at UC San Diegos Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, in collaboration with several universities in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Poland, have developed a new picture of how kinesin ...
'Alien' eggs benefit mockingbirds
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mockingbirds rarely remove the alien eggs parasitic cowbirds lay in their nests because keeping them dilutes the risk of their own eggs being attacked.
Glass that cleans itself
Eyeglasses need never again to be cleaned, and dirty windscreens are a thing of the past! Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz and the Technical University Darmstadt are now ...
Geminid meteor shower 2011
Its the finale of this years meteor showers: The Geminids will start appearing on Dec. 7 and should reach peak activity around the 13th and 14th. This shower could put on a display of up to 100+ meteors ...
Voltage increases up to 25% observed in closely packed nanowires
(PhysOrg.com) -- Unexpected voltage increases of up to 25 percent in two barely separated nanowires have been observed at Sandia National Laboratories.
Researcher explains how Santa delivers presents in one night
Dont believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina ...
Hubble racks up 10,000 science papers
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has passed another milestone in its 21 years of exploration: the 10,000th refereed science paper has been published. This makes Hubble one of the most prolific ...
Dashing through the snow, in a one-truck radar dish
SCHUSS. The term for a straight, downhill ski run. In the land of the Greatest Snow on Earth--Utah--SCHUSS is also the moniker for storm-chasing, Old Man Winter-style.
A meeting of the minds
People are happiest in warm weather, but grow considerably unhappier as humidity levels rise, according to an analysis of the language of some 1.3 billion tweets by Northeastern University computer science ...
NASA ready to test upgraded J-2X powerpack
(PhysOrg.com) -- For engineers working on the J-2X engine program, installation of the upgraded J-2X powerpack on the A-1 Test Stand on Dec. 5 had to feel like a long-awaited holiday gift.