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Do we read differently on paper than on a screen?

On a global scale, we are reading like never before and are spending more and more time glued to a screen. In fact, we read digital media every single day, whether it is on Facebook or in discussion forums. In total, there ...

Zeno "boy" robot: Let me introduce myself (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) -- Hanson Robotics is showing its new humanoid robot boy that belongs in its Robokind portfolio of robots, a 2012 reincarnation of its earlier cartoonlike Zeno boy but this time more humanoid with an array of gestures ...

UB team's software is set to eyeball liars

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study team at the University of Buffalo, State University of New York, is working on video analysis software to analyze eye movements to spot liars. So far, they say their results show that their software ...

Baby owls sleep like baby humans

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology and the University of Lausanne have discovered that the sleeping patterns of baby birds are similar to that of baby mammals. What is more, the sleep of baby birds appears ...

How eye tracking gives players a new experience in video games

Tracking people's eye movements is a concept that for a long time has captured people's imagination. More often than not, the technology has been depicted as part of rather dystopian futures: in the movie Minority Report, ...

Looks can't kill but might control your phone

(AP) -- The advent of wireless headsets has led to the sometimes confusing sight of people who look like they're talking to themselves, until you realize they're on a phone call.

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