Evolution: The genetic connivances of digits and genitals
During the development of mammals, the growth and organization of digits are orchestrated by Hox genes, which are activated very early in precise regions of the embryo. These "architect genes" are themselves regulated by ...
Shiver me timbers. Architects plan wood skyscraper for resident life
The swing of architect genes
Architect genes are responsible for organizing structures of the body during embryonic development. Some of them, namely the Hox genes, are involved in the formation of forelimbs. They are activated in two successive waves, ...
Company pioneering new types of material for 3-D printer 'ink'
WikiHouse pioneers do-it-yourself home building
WikiHouse is putting a new spin on old-time barn-raising with a free online resource that lets people put homes together the same way they might a giant jigsaw puzzle.
Flash in Windows 8 RTM build is missing latest fix
Researcher use robot arm to print 3D sand structures
Getting lost in buildings: Architecture can bias your cognitive map (w/ Video)
Some people always know which way is north and how to get out of a building. Others can live in an apartment for years without knowing which side faces the street. Differences among people that include spatial skills, experience, ...
Digital cloud may rise over London (w/ Video)
What people don't get about my job
Having a job is a privilege that brings many things - satisfaction, pride, a roof over your head, a way of life. But what happens when not everyone understands what you do, affecting how they perceive you and how much they ...
Harnessing natural light, indoors
(Phys.org) -- Using the most recent generation windows, architects and lighting designers can to control daylight, directing it where they want within a room. An EPFL laboratory has developed a simulation ...
Google sells 3D modeling application SketchUp
Google on Thursday confirmed that it has sold 3D computer modeling program SketchUp as the Internet titan continues streamlining its product line with co-founder Larry Page at the helm.
Ford collaborates with Microsoft for in-car health and wellness research
Ford, Microsoft Corp. and Healthrageous are researching how connected devices can help people monitor and maintain health and wellness
New software tool helps evaluate natural cooling options for buildings
A new, free software tool from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could prove to be a breath of fresh air for architects and designers of ventilation systems for "green" commercial buildings.