Time crystals could behave almost like perpetual motion machines
Microsoft wins applause for tone-preserving translation (w/ Video)
Uncanny Valley robots essay resurfaces 42 years later
Keeping atherosclerosis in-check with novel targeted inflammation-resolving nanomedicines
Nanometer-sized "drones" that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis, according to a study in pre-clinical ...
An injectable polymer could keep soldiers, trauma patients from bleeding to death
Most military battlefield casualties die before reaching a surgical hospital. Of those soldiers who might potentially survive, most die from uncontrolled bleeding.
Mysterious 150-year-old writing in rare copy of Homer's 'Odyssey' identified
(Phys.org) —An Italian computer engineer has solved a 150-year-old literary mystery found in a rare edition of Homer's Odyssey at the University of Chicago Library.
Google to update translation app for phones
Microsoft claims breakthrough in real-time translation
Microsoft has announced what it called a breakthrough in real-time voice translation and said it would offer a test version through its Skype messaging unit before the end of 2014.
Microsoft researchers use social media to teach Skype how to translate languages in real-time
Google buys written language translation startup
Google on Friday confirmed it has bought a startup specializing in using smartphones to translate signs, billboards or other written words in real time.
Our ambiguous world of words
(Phys.org) —Ambiguity in language poses the greatest challenge when it comes to training a computer to understand the written word. Now, new research aims to help computers find meaning.
Cell growth discovery has implications for targeting cancer
The way cells divide to form new cells—to support growth, to repair damaged tissues, or simply to maintain our healthy adult functioning—is controlled in previously unsuspected ways UC San Francisco researchers have discovered. ...
Microsoft's Skype moves toward auto-translation
Microsoft announced Monday a new step toward real-time translation, launching a Spanish-English test program using its Skype messaging service.
Scientists shed light on how microRNAs repress protein synthesis
(Phys.org) —Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have discovered how microRNAs repress translation of mRNAs. In a structure-function study published in Molecular Cell, they r ...