PBS stares back at 1.8-gigapixel ARGUS drone imaging system
DARPA sets aside $7 million for 'Avatar' robot pals in battle
Insect cyborgs may become first responders, search and monitor hazardous environs
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research conducted at the University of Michigan College of Engineering may lead to the use of insects to monitor hazardous situations before sending in humans.
DARPA releases video of HTV-2 hypersonic glider flight
An unmanned glider streaks over the Pacific Ocean at 20 times the speed of sound in a video released Thursday by a U.S. defense research agency experimenting with technology that could give the military the ...
World's Largest Tornado Experiment Heads for Great Plains (w/Videos)
The largest and most ambitious tornado study in history will begin next week, as dozens of scientists deploy radars and other ground-based instruments across the Great Plains to gain a better understanding ...
Boston Dynamics: Atlas shows balance; WildCat sprints untethered (w/ Video)
Butterfly wings inspire new technologies: from fabrics and cosmetics to sensors
A new study has revealed that the stunning iridescent wings of the tropical blue Morpho butterfly could expand the range of innovative technologies. Scientific lessons learnt from these butterflies have already ...
Privacy fears cause more to cover online tracks
Amid growing fears about online surveillance and data theft, Americans are increasingly taking steps to remove or mask their digital footprints on the Internet, a study showed Thursday.
Preventing the spread of repression
Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have identified a novel and unexpected regulatory activity of RNA at the edge of inactive chromosomal regions. In their publication in Nature Structural an ...
HUBO ready for DARPA's Robotics Challenge trials (w/ Video)
The Humanoid Robot Research Center (HUBO Lab) at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Rainbow Co., a spin-off venture company of the university, unveiled a new model of HUBO ...
World's first intercontinental 100 Gbps link for research and education demonstrated at TERENA networking conference
Six of the world's leading research and education networks and two commercial partners today demonstrated for the first time a Transatlantic 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps or one billion bits per second) transmission link ...
Motorola on authentication: We're talking tattoos and pills
Mood-tracking app paves way for pocket therapy
(Phys.org) —An Android app which keeps tabs on users' mood swings and works out what might be causing them has been developed by researchers, with implications for psychological therapy and improving well-being.