Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Janet Napolitano, University of California, Office of the President In this presidential election season, one thing is certain: candidates will rarely – if ever – be asked what they would do to keep this nation...

courtesy ScienceDaily - Aug. 11, 2013 — Computer simulations have revealed how the electrical conductivity of many materials increases with a strong electrical field in a universal way. This development could have significant implications for...

“Russia was the first to go outer space, the U.S. was the first to go to the moon, we want Japan to be the first to send a robot-astronaut to space that can communicate...
Asimov

Asimov's Laws Of Robotics Aren't The Moral Guidelines They Appear To Be Tom Sorell, University of Warwick Seventy-five years ago, the celebrated science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story called Runaround. Set on Mercury,...

photograph by Todd Tankersley Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Surgical System by Justin Bachman Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), a maker of robotic instruments used in prostate operations, hysterectomies, and other surgeries, has successfully defended itself in the first of...
Nanotech

A team of MIT researchers has for the first time demonstrated a device based on a method that enables solar cells to break through a theoretically predicted ceiling on how much sunlight they can...

From changing the way you taste, see, feel, hear, or smell something, you learn a lot about yourself and gain a heightened awareness of your senses—prepare to invest in some Miracle Berries. The term biohacking...

by Todd Bierman Images of tiny, unmanned aircraft come to mind, but the smallest of drones operate on the cellular level,

Ronald W. Pies, Tufts University The phrase “alternative facts” has recently made the news in a political context, but psychiatrists like me are already intimately acquainted with the concept – indeed, we hear various forms...
video

Teams from eight countries competed in the first round of the challenge to develop a disaster-response robot. Except in this game, turning on a garden hose is an enormously difficult task, requiring huge teams of...

courtesy Science Daily Tiny Bubbles in Your Metallic Glass May Not Be a Cause for Celebration Bubbles in a champagne glass may add a festive fizz to the drink, but microscopic bubbles that form in a...

Researchers have demonstrated pattern recognition using a magnonic holographic memory device RIVERSIDE, Calif. (http://www.ucr.edu) -- Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the Russian Academy of Sciences have successfully demonstrated...