News tagged with human hands

Robot 'shadow hand'

Picking up an apple is one of those jobs requiring the delicate touch of the human hand – or its robotic counterpart.

dateDec 12, 2014 in Robotics
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Virtual humans, programmed to feel

A clenched fist thumps the air to emphasize a point; a sweeping hand signals the array of possibilities; furrowed eyebrows question the veracity of the politician's remarks. These are all examples of the ways we express our ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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South Africa: Fight over rhino poaching escalates

(AP)—A U.S. firm recently gave smart phones to some game rangers in South Africa to help them track poachers who kill rhinos for their horns. An anti-poaching ad campaign in Vietnam, a key illegal market, shows rhinos with ...

dateApr 24, 2013 in Ecology
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