Robotic hand nearly identical to a human one (w/ Video)
Transporting spatially entangled photons through an optical fiber
Your next assembly lines may have Baxter robot doing pick-up (w/ Video)
NASA uses Leap Motion to move ATHLETE rover (w/ video)
UC Davis team's piano system animates hands to do-re-mi (w/ video)
LuminAR bulb lights path to augmented reality (w/ video)
Researchers take a step toward valleytronics
Valley-based electronics, also known as valleytronics, is one step closer to reality. Two researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have shown that the valley degree of freedom in graphene can be ...
Festo builds BionicOpter—fully functional robot dragonfly (w/ Video)
New physics in iridium compounds
(Phys.org)—Unraveling the complexities of spin-orbital coupling could someday lead to new high-temperature superconductors and workable quantum computers via an elusive phase of matter called a "quantum ...
Controlling particles for directed self-assembly of colloidal crystals
(Phys.org)—Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Johns Hopkins University have developed a technique to reliably manipulate hundreds of individual micrometer-sized ...
Paddle vs. propeller: Which competitive swimming stroke is superior? (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- Two swimming strokes -- one that pulls through the water like a boat paddle and another that whirls to the side like a propeller -- are commonly used by athletes training for the Olympic Games. But elite swimmers ...
Making complex fluids look simple
An international research team has successfully developed a widely applicable method for discovering the physical foundations of complex fluids for the first time. Researchers at the University of Vienna and ...
Through simple system studies, researchers are unearthing a new quantum state of matter
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have made advances in better understanding correlated quantum matter that could change technology as we know it, according to a study published in the Nov. 20 edition of Nature.
Structural consequences of nanolithography
(PhysOrg.com) -- Users from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Center for Nanophase Materials Science, working with the X-Ray Microscopy Group, have discovered structural effects accompanying the ...