Two-legged robot able to run without ZMP control (w/ Video)
Japanese universities develop new world's fastest camera
Algorithm recovers speech from vibrations of potato-chip bag filmed through soundproof glass
Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video. In one set of experiments, they were ...
Field study shows how sailfish use their bill to catch fish
Study finds bumblebees able to fly as high as Mount Everest
Research duo use X-rays and high speed camera to learn secrets of rapid wing beats of insects (w/ Video)
New high-speed camera system reveals what snow looks like in midair
University of Utah researchers developed a high-speed camera system that spent the past two winters photographing snowflakes in 3-D as they fell – and they don't look much like those perfect-but-rare snowflakes ...
Sliding metals show fluidlike behavior, new clues to wear
(Phys.org)—Researchers have discovered a swirling fluidlike behavior in a solid piece of metal sliding over another, providing new insights into the mechanisms of wear and generation of machined surfaces ...
Stealth behavior allows cockroaches to seemingly vanish (w/ Video)
New cockroach behavior discovered by University of California, Berkeley, biologists secures the insect's reputation as one of nature's top escape artists, able to skitter away and disappear from sight before ...
Mosses use 'mushroom clouds' to spread spores (w/ Video)
Scanner scans a 200 page book in one minute (w/ Video)
World's fastest camera relies on new type of imaging, takes 6 million frames per second
Ultrafast, light-sensitive video cameras are needed for observing high-speed events such as shockwaves, communication between living cells, neural activity, laser surgery and elements of blood analysis. To catch such elusive ...
An air cushion for falling droplets
Falling droplets bounce as many as fifteen times before they come to rest on a flat surface. In the past, it was believed that this phenomenon is limited to water drops on superhydrophobic surfaces.