Skype makes monsters of us all
When God saw that our egos needed deflating, he invented Skype. Skype is the 21st-century invention that sci-fi movies had been predicting for decades: phonavision. Actually it's "computavision," with a tiny ...
Pioneering flight of 'Robo Raven' is major breakthrough for micro air vehicles
(Phys.org) —In this age of advanced technology, how hard could it be to develop a robotic bird that flies by flapping its wings? Despite the apparent simplicity of the idea, it's very hard—if you want ...
Google Glass for consumers will 'take a while', Schmidt says
Consumers can expect to wait a while before they're able to lay their hands on Google's much-hyped Internet-connected eyewear, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Friday.
UK sends hand-held helicopter drones to war zone (Update)
British soldiers in Afghanistan have been issued with surveillance drones so small they can fit in the palm of a man's hand.
Eye-tracking glasses look for airport navigation clues
(Phys.org)—Do you love planes, airports and technology? And perhaps you've been lost at an airport at some stage in your travels?
Researchers find high-resolution retina cells in mice only activate when birds fly over
Auto-pilots need a birds-eye view
New research on how birds can fly so quickly and accurately through dense forests may lead to new developments in robotics and auto-pilots.
Afghan warfare gets wired in quest to spare lives
(AP) -- Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Henson goes out on patrol with a computer on his back and a joystick in his holster. He also carries a rifle, but the military is hoping he'll soon have less need for it.
Colonoscopy: What to Expect When Your Doctor Wants an Inside Look
Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States with more than 140,000 cases diagnosed each year. It is also one of the most preventable cancers. Since March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness ...