Feature Stories, Weblog & Reports

'Mind Gaming' Could Enter Market This Year

In an adapted version of the Harry Potter video game, players lift boulders and throw lightning bolts using only their minds. Just as physical movement changed the interface of gaming with Nintendo's Wii, ...

Mar 14, 2008 4.5 / 5 (85) 9 weblog

Hitching a Ride Out of a Gluttonous Black Hole

“Ever since Stephen Hawking showed that black holes evaporate,” says Seth Lloyd, an MIT physicist, “people have wondered about the stuff that comes out of them. Is it just garbage, or is it something ...

Feb 25, 2006 4.5 / 5 (85) 0 feature

Is dark matter made of axions?

One of the mysteries of our universe is that of dark energy and matter. Scientists all over the world are attempting to discover what particles make up dark energy and matter. “Axions are one of the particles ...

Mar 03, 2008 4.3 / 5 (87) 9 feature

Rigiflex lithography improves organic LEDs

In the race to create the roll-up TV (and a host of other devices), scientists are continually manipulating organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology. Recently, researchers from Korea have designed a technique ...

Apr 21, 2006 4.4 / 5 (85) 0 feature