HiRISE Camera Captures High-Resolution 3-D Images of Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE, team based at The University of Arizona today released 362 three-dimensional images of Mars taken by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance ...

Getting to the Heart of Stents

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using the Canadian Light Source, a team of researchers from Quebec’s Laval University and Australia’s La Trobe University has discovered how to improve the nanometers-thick layer of polymer used to coat ...

Lights, Camera, Render: Visualizing the Universe

(PhysOrg.com) -- A red plume of hydrogen gas streams in three dimensions across a movie screen that almost spans the width of a dark conference room. Within the plume a brilliant white spot forms. The spot expands and quickly ...

Student Helps Bloggers Overcome Writer's Block

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you write a blog and haven’t been to Skribit (skribit.com) perhaps it’s just a matter of time. Paul Stamatiou created the service as a tool to help cure blogger’s block (writer’s block for bloggers) ...

The clear future of electronics

A group of scientists at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has fabricated a working computer chip that is almost completely clear -- the first of its kind. The new technology, called transparent resistive ...

Deciphering honeybee dances and stock market swings

(PhysOrg.com) -- What do dancing honeybees and stock markets have in common? At first glance, not much. But both are complicated dynamic systems that are extremely difficult to model — until now. An MIT graduate student ...

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