Scientists have developed a graphene based microphone nearly 32 times more sensitive than microphones of standard nickel-based construction.
(PhysOrg.com) -- iPhones are being used as musical instruments in a new course at the University of Michigan.
A Japanese-developed robot that mimics the movements of its human controller is bringing the Hollywood blockbuster "Avatar" one step closer to reality.
Here's a consumer electronics riddle: What's the opposite of the iPad? Answer: the Livescribe Echo "smartpen." It's as if Livescribe and Apple both looked at the old pen-and-pad combination, but completely disagreed on how ...
Blind people sometimes develop the amazing ability to perceive the contours of the room they're in based only on auditory information. Bats and dolphins use the same echolocation technique for navigating in their environment.
Google on Wednesday gave the world a glimpse of its vision for letting people look at life through Internet-tinted glasses.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Chalmers have demonstrated a new kind of detector for sound at the level of quietness of quantum mechanics. The result offers prospects of a new class of quantum hybrid circuits that mix acoustic ...