Robotic cell phones express emotions (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ji-Dong Yim and Chris Shaw, scientists in Simon Fraser University's School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), are the proud parents of a robotic cell phone family that can walk, dance and express ...

Bird molecules challenge to Moa's Ark theory

(PhysOrg.com) -- The so-called "Moa's Ark" theory - that New Zealand's animal and plant life has evolved largely untouched over 80 million years since the Gondwana supercontinent broke up - is being challenged by new molecular ...

The Financial Bubble Experiment

Professor Didier Sornette from the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) at ETH Zurich is convinced that financial markets are not just random. Consequently, his Financial Crisis Observatory conducted ...

News Corp. net profit down but beats expectations

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said Tuesday that quarterly net profit declined 69 percent but revenue rose by 19 percent and the results beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

ASUS Enables World's Fastest-Clocked Memory

The joint efforts of ASUS and G.Skill have resulted in record-breaking performance out of brand new dual-channel DDR3 memory, reaching amazing frequencies of 2.5GHz.

Omni-focus video camera to revolutionize industry

University of Toronto announced a breakthrough development in video camera design. The Omni-focus Video Camera, based on an entirely new distance-mapping principle, delivers automatic real-time focus of both near and far ...

Wide-eyed Proba-V will track global vegetation daily

(PhysOrg.com) -- The small but powerful camera of ESA's Proba-V mission can fit on a single laboratory table for testing. But when it reaches orbit, this compact sensor will deliver a daily overview of virtually all vegetation ...

Image: Stellar Nursery in the Rosette Nebula

(PhysOrg.com) -- This image from the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory shows the cloud associated with the Rosette Nebula, a stellar nursery about 5,000 light-years from Earth in the Monoceros, or Unicorn, ...

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