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Better than the human eye

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the first to develop a curvilinear camera, much like the human eye, with the significant feature ...

Jan 17, 2011 4.3 / 5 (22) 7 | with audio podcast

1,000 mph car to be built next year

(PhysOrg.com) -- The "Bloodhound SSC," a car expected to be able to travel at 1,000 mph (around 1,600 km/h) or faster, is on track to be constructed in the UK early next year. The design was finalized last ...

Nov 23, 2010 4.6 / 5 (16) 13 | with audio podcast report

Your vital signs, on camera

You can check a person’s vital signs -- pulse, respiration and blood pressure -- manually or by attaching sensors to the body. But a student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program is ...

Oct 04, 2010 4.8 / 5 (12) 3 | with audio podcast