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Playing a video game using thoughts

The start-up MindMaze has opened up a new dimension in the world of video games: moving with thoughts through a virtual environment or even directly interacting through certain emotions. Introduced earlier ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Smart products tackle pancakes, makeovers

In the persistent quest to take all human effort out of basic tasks, manufacturers showcased several new "smart" products at the recent International Home and Housewares Show that tackle everything from pancake design to ...

dateMar 13, 2015 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Driverless shuttle will be on the move in UK

(Phys.org) —"Autonomous public transport" is on the minds of planners who envision self-driving vehicles that would cross over short distances, suited for airport transport, industrial sites, theme parks ...

Virtual-twin plan could support surgery for soldiers

A Saturday story in the MIRROR.CO.UK, the online edition of the Daily Mirror, carried a headline that made readers look once, twice, three times: "'Virtual twins' could save lives as doctors prepare to te ...

Google's patent is for odor-removing wearable

A Google patent for a wearable aims to make you smell better when you need to smell better. The patent was issued this month by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Google was granted a patent for an "odor ...

Calorie-burning vest makes use of cold exposure

"Give fat the cold shoulder." That is the catchy advice in a video of a scientist who believes he is on to something to support weight loss, and that is The Cold Shoulder calorie-burning vest. Dr. Wayne B. ...

Lab-in-a-box takes aim at doctors' computer activity

They call it "the Lab-in-a-Box." According to Nadir Weibel, a research scientist in the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department at the University of California, San Diego, inside the box are assorted ...

Isotope study shows which urban ants love junk food
Discovering missing body parts of ancient fossils
Natural nanocrystals shown to strengthen concrete
In Alzheimer's mice, memory restored with cancer drug

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