Lens combines human and insect vision to focus wide-angle views
A lens invented at The Ohio State University combines the focusing ability of a human eye with the wide-angle view of an insect eye to capture images with depth.
Hubble finds new Neptune moon
(Phys.org) —NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.
Study on choice blindness finds voters more malleable than thought (w/ video)
Sony TVs show high-end color via quantum dot tech
Fold-it computer action set for Canada conference (w/ video)
Deep-learning algorithm can weigh up a neighborhood better than humans
Human beings have a remarkable ability to make inferences based on their surroundings. Is this area safe? Where might I find a parking spot? Am I more likely to get to a gas station by taking a left or a ...
Hubble sees a galaxy with a glowing heart
(Phys.org) —This view, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows a nearby spiral galaxy known as NGC 1433. At about 32 million light-years from Earth, it is a type of very active galaxy known ...
Researchers develop non-iridescent, structural, full-spectrum pigments for reflective displays
Free of dyes but colorful: A team of American and Korean researchers is the first to develop non-iridescent, structural, full-spectrum pigments, whose color is independent of the viewing angle, for use in ...
Google team's neural network approach works on street numbers
Google opens how-to shop with live video advice (Update)
Google has opened a how-to shop that sells expert advice on everything from cosmetics to the cosmos in live video sessions streamed on computers and smartphones.
LG unveils curved-screen smartphone
LG Electronics unveiled Monday a curved-screen smartphone, taking on rival Samsung in a niche market seen as a first step on the road to fully flexible products.
Rings, dark side of Saturn glow in new Cassini image
(Phys.org) —The gauzy rings of Saturn and the dark side of the planet glow in newly released infrared images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Google loses appeal in Street View snooping case (Update)
A U.S. appeals court said Google wrongly collected people's personal correspondence and online activities through their Wi-Fi systems as it drove down their streets with car cameras shooting photos for its ...
Waze traffic app integrated in Google Maps
Google said Tuesday it began integrating into its online maps features from the Waze traffic app it acquired earlier this year in a deal said to be worth some $1 billion.