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Fab new laser nano-fabrication technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Laser interference lithography can produce very high-resolution nano-scale surface patterns at low cost, and now European researchers have made important breakthroughs in the area.

May 07, 2010
4.8 / 5 (17) 1 | with audio podcast

Nanospheres stretch limits of hard disk storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new magnetic recording medium made up of tiny nanospheres has been devised by European researchers. The technology may lead to hard disks able to store more than a thousand billion bits ...

Jun 15, 2010
4.9 / 5 (16) 2 | with audio podcast

Video camera that records at the speed of thought

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers who created an ultra-fast, extremely high-resolution video camera have enabled dozens of medical applications, including one scenario that can record 'thought' processes travelling along ...

Oct 12, 2009
4.2 / 5 (13) 0

Robots learning from experience (w/ Video)

Software that enables robots to move objects about a room, building up ever-more knowledge about their environment, is an important step forward in artificial intelligence.

Aug 24, 2010
4.2 / 5 (13) 16 | with audio podcast

Robot, object, action!

Robotic demonstrators developed by European researchers produce compelling evidence that ‘thinking-by-doing’ is the machine cognition paradigm of the future. Robots act on objects and teach themselves ...

Oct 29, 2010
4.8 / 5 (11) 9 | with audio podcast

Single photons step into the slow light

(PhysOrg.com) -- European experts in nanotechnology, optoelectronics and quantum physics have advanced the generation, detection and manipulation of single photons in semiconductors. Their discoveries bring ...

Feb 22, 2010
4.7 / 5 (10) 0 | with audio podcast

Tasty new standards for systems-on-chips

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed breakthrough standards that will let microchip designers integrate more complex circuits more easily. It will mean a faster design process, more energy ...

Jun 18, 2010
5 / 5 (9) 0 | with audio podcast

Complex software systems -- heal thyself

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software underlies modern life, keeping everything from mobile phone networks functioning to planes in the air, but ensuring increasingly complex systems stay free of faults has become an ...

May 03, 2010
4.8 / 5 (8) 9

Robots use their hands to 'think'

Action-centred cognition is a groundbreaking concept in robotics where robots learn to 'think' in terms of what actions they can perform on an object. This new trend in cognition theory opens exciting new ...

Oct 18, 2010
4.8 / 5 (8) 4 | with audio podcast

Adaptive software -- a late bloomer

Adaptive software is the largely unfulfilled promise of mobile technology, but now a new platform developed by European researchers promises to finally deliver software that reconfigures itself depending on ...

Aug 20, 2010
3.7 / 5 (10) 1 | with audio podcast