Curiosity rover stretches its arm for first time
(Phys.org) -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity flexed its robotic arm today for the first time since before launch in November 2011.
Malawi banks on history to cling to Lake Malawi
A long-dormant border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania has reignited as oil companies push their exploration work deeper into the continent, giving enormous value to regions once ignored.
Curiosity Mars rover installing smarts for driving
(Phys.org) -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will spend its first weekend on Mars transitioning to software better suited for tasks ahead, such as driving and using its strong robotic arm.
Exynos 5 Dual chip is unrobed by Samsung
First color image of Mars returned from Curiosity
(Phys.org) -- This view of the landscape to the north of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was acquired by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on the afternoon of the first day after landing. (The team calls this ...
Movement-limited toddler gets 3-D-printed magic arms (w/ Video)
Researcher use robot arm to print 3D sand structures
ARM asks Khronos for OpenCL nod for Midgard GPU
A peek at what NASA's new rover packed for Mars
If you were packing for Mars, what would you bring?
X-rays discovered from young supernova remnant
(Phys.org) -- Over fifty years ago, a supernova was discovered in M83, a spiral galaxy about 15 million light years from Earth. Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make the first detection ...
Science fiction comes to life in Italian lab
Once the preserve of science fiction, increasingly sophisticated robotic devices are vying for a place side by side with humans in the real world.
ARM and TSMC collaborate to optimize next-generation 64-bit processors for FinFET process technology
TSMC and ARM today announced a multi-year agreement extending their collaboration beyond 20-nanometer (nm) technology to deliver ARM processors on FinFET transistors, enabling the fabless industry to extend its market leadership ...
Unique Neandertal arm morphology due to scraping, not spearing: study
(Phys.org) -- The traditional image of Neanderthals as gritty people who spent most of their time out hunting might not be entirely accurate, according to a new study revealing that they may have had to devote ...
Intel fights to keep customers from defecting
Some of chip colossus Intel's biggest customers and partners are exploring a competing microprocessor design, signaling the start of a much-anticipated tech donnybrook that analysts say could trigger a dramatic shift in the ...