It's complicated: Hidden protein folding complexity revealed by simple Markov state models
Google patent calls on eyes to unlock smart glasses
Wearable depth-sensing projection system makes any surface capable of multitouch interaction (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- OmniTouch, a wearable projection system developed by researchers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms ...
A Multi-Layered Display with Water Drops (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- AquaLux 3D, a new projection technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, can target light onto and between individual water droplets, enabling text, video and ...
Study determines best arrangement of tidal sails device
In the long sprint to find new sources of clean, low-cost power, slow and steady might win the race—the slow-moving water of currents and tides, that is. Just as wind turbines tap into the energy of flowing ...
With wave of the hand, researchers create touch-based interfaces
Researchers previously have shown that a depth camera system, such as Kinect, can be combined with a projector to turn almost any surface into a touchscreen. But now researchers at Carnegie Mellon University ...
Scientists generate thousands of simulations to analyze flood of data from the Planck mission
(Phys.org) —To make the most precise measurement yet of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) – the remnant radiation from the big bang – the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Planck satellite mission ...
US readers turn increasingly to digital books, study finds
US readers are increasingly opting for digital books instead of ink-and-paper editions, according to a Pew Research Center study released on Thursday.
$99 Google laptops for schools sold out
US teachers have flooded school-centric charity website DonorsChoose.org to snap up Chrome notebook computers Google made available to classrooms for just $99 each.
Microsoft has patent ambitions for immersive gaming
Google unveils ultrafast wired home project
Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds.
Searching genomic data faster with new algorithm
In 2001, the Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics announced that after 10 years of work at a cost of some $400 million, they had completed a draft sequence of the human genome. Today, sequencing a human genome is something ...
Apple plans nation's biggest private fuel cell energy project in NC
North Carolina will be home to the nation's largest private fuel cell energy project, a nonpolluting, silent power plant that will generate electricity from hydrogen.
Microsoft sidelines 'Courier' tablet project
Microsoft has sidelined a "Courier" project said to be focused on building a twin-screen tablet computer that could be used for entertainment and work.