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Brain on a chip?

(PhysOrg.com) -- How does the human brain run itself without any software? Find that out, say European researchers, and a whole new field of neural computing will open up. A prototype 'brain on a chip' is ...

Mar 16, 2009 4.7 / 5 (32) 2

Searching for an Unfriendly Face

As a soldier scans the crowded streets of Baghdad, so do another set of eyes. The second set, located on the soldier's rifle, belongs to a camera system that instantly recognizes the faces of potential threats.

Sep 26, 2006 4 / 5 (37) 0

Avatar Mimics You in Real Time

It’s a little bit like looking in the mirror at your cartoon double, except that the “reflection” is an avatar on your computer screen. Wave your hand, nod your head, speak a sentence, and your avatar ...

Mar 25, 2008 4 / 5 (36) 2 feature

An unbeatable computer game?

Researchers have come up with an idea to design a computer game that knows a player’s move about two seconds before the move is made. Using measurements of players’ skin conductance, the computer’s sensors ...

Aug 30, 2007 4.2 / 5 (32) 0 weblog