A Futuristic Look Into Playstation Game Play

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tai Chiem, a designer has an eye towards the future. The cylindrical roll-up OLED PSP designed by Chiem is stunning in appearance and looks like a small spotting scope. The innovation within the Tai Chiem ...

Expedition 18 Takes Command on Space Station

Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke, along with flight engineers Yury Lonchakov and Greg Chamitoff, officially took charge of the International Space Station Wednesday. The Change of Command Ceremony took place just before ...

Phoenix Lander Finishes Soil Delivery to Onboard Labs

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has finished scooping soil samples to deliver to its onboard laboratories, and is now preparing to analyze samples already obtained. Scientists are anxious to analyze the samples ...

Mapping a clan of mobile selfish genes

Much of human DNA is the genetic equivalent of e-mail spam: short repeated sequences that have no obvious function other than making more of themselves.

Using your car key as a credit card?

(PhysOrg.com) -- BMW Group Research and Technology and NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, have unveiled a prototype of the world’s first multifunctional car key. The prototype ...

Researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process

Charles Rosenblatt, professor of physics and macromolecular science at Case Western Reserve University, and his research group have developed a method of 3D optical imaging of anisotropic fluids such as liquid crystals, with ...

Nanomaterials May Have Large Environmental Footprint

(PhysOrg.com) -- Environmental gains derived from the use of nanomaterials may be offset in part by the process used to manufacture them, according to research published in a special issue of the Journal of Industrial Ecology.

Photo safeguards confidential information

(PhysOrg.com) -- These days you can take a photograph with almost every mobile phone. However, using this sort of photo to protect confidential data and send it safely is something new. Ileana Buhan, a PhD student at the ...

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