Scientists show atoms act like lasers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from The Australian National University have developed an atom laser that behaves exactly like a light laser, opening up new possibilities in things like holograms.

Why the sandfish lizard wriggles as it does (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The sandfish lizard (Scincus scincus) lives in the desert sands of North Africa and burrows through the sand by wriggling. Now scientists in the US have created a computer model that emulates the physics ...

New Volvo pedestrian detection system brakes for you

(PhysOrg.com) -- Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo’s goal is that by 2020 nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo and their cars should not seriously injure or kill other road users or pedestrians. ...

Dell plans China expansion: state media

US computer giant Dell is planning a massive expansion in China this year, state media said Friday, in a bid to reverse its declining share of the world's biggest Internet market.

China's Huawei seeks US government probe

Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Friday urged the US government to investigate the company, arguing "unfounded accusations" and "falsehoods" had jeopardised its operations in the United States.

Google cooks recipes into search menu

Google has began cooking recipes into its search menu in a way that lets people easily find instructions for whipping up dishes in the kitchen.

Inside Motorola's Xoom: Plenty of horsepower

Motorola's new Xoom tablet computer has enough power under the hood to challenge Apple Inc.'s iPad, according to analysis by market researchers IHS iSuppli, but buyers might be disappointed to find that it will need new hardware ...

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