Using 3D printers to print out self-learning robots
When the robots of the future are set to extract minerals from other planets, they need to be both self-learning and self-repairing. Researchers at Oslo University have already succeeded in producing self-instructing ...
Football ratings study: The bandwagon is your second-favorite team
When it comes to watching NFL games in Utah on television, the most popular teams are the Broncos, Cowboys or 49ers.
Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google
Google on Thursday confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company to create an incubator for hardware startups.
Remnants of tropical depression soaking Central America
NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Storm Hanna on Oct. 27 when it made landfall near the northern Nicaragua and southern Honduras border.
Galileo duo handed over in excellent shape
A pair of fully functioning Galileo navigation satellites was recently delivered to its operators, as preparations get underway for the next round of launches.
Researchers say academia can learn from Hollywood
According to a pair of University of Houston (UH) professors and their Italian colleague, while science is increasingly moving in the direction of teamwork and interdisciplinary research, changes need to be made in academia ...
Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
Authorities are increasingly concerned about a hoax in which video game players lash out at online opponents by making fake 911 calls that send SWAT teams to their homes.
Officials preparing risk assessment for alpine lake tsunami in Switzerland
Healthy working environment is a salvation
Contract workers in Norway often face the worst and most unpredictable working conditions. But good management and support from colleagues makes these workers more robust.
Enhanced communication key to successful teamwork in dynamic environments
From management consulting projects to research and development laboratories to hospital trauma centers, organizations of all types are increasingly creating teams whose members have diverse professional ...
Want to kill creativity of women in teams? Fire up the competition
(Phys.org) —Recent research has suggested that women play better with others in small working groups, and that adding women to a group is a surefire way to boost team collaboration and creativity.
A revolutionary approach to studying the intestinal microbiota
An international research team within the MetaHIT consortium coordinated by INRA and involving teams from CEA, CNRS and Université d'Evry, has developed a new method to analyse the global genome, or the metagenome of the ...
Researchers study the flight pattern of the red palm weevil in order to set more efficient control measures
What is the average distance that the red palm weevil covers? Does the insect's sex, age and body size have an influence on its flight potential? Researchers of the Universitat Politècnica de València have ...
New study reveals the strength of the strongest ties in collaborative problem solving
In a study published recently in Nature's Scientific Reports, MIT Media Lab researchers showed that networking does not improve team performance. Their findings showed that only the participants' strongest ties h ...