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How much longer can photographic film hold on?

(AP) -- At Image City Photography Gallery, Gary Thompson delights in pointing out qualities of light, contrast and clarity in one of his best-selling prints - a winter-sunset view of Yosemite National Park's ...

May 30, 2011 3.7 / 5 (6) 4

The blackbox in your car

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is expected that within the next month officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will declare that all cars must have an event data recorder inside the vehicle.

May 24, 2011 4 / 5 (5) 124 | with audio podcast weblog

French chess team cheated via text

(PhysOrg.com) -- We all want to get ahead, but how many of us are willing to cheat to do it? As it turns out, when the stakes are high, cheating really isn't that uncommon. Sadly, we have come to see cheating ...

Apr 01, 2011 5 / 5 (5) 9 | with audio podcast weblog

The Virus Turns 40

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today we have the dubious honor of wishing a happy birthday to the computer virus. It is hitting its 40th birthday, so get out the grim reaper cake and "Over the Hill" balloons. While we certainly ...

Mar 15, 2011 4 / 5 (6) 4 | with audio podcast weblog

Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert

A Harvard University professor has been awarded a top technology prize for research that has paved the way for computers that more closely mimic how humans think, including the one that won a "Jeopardy!" tournament.

Mar 09, 2011 4.3 / 5 (8) 1