Wednesday, September 20, 2017

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

“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...

courtesy ScienceDaily June 19, 2013 — Patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are being exposed to significantly less radiation during CT scans because of new technology that allows doctors to more tightly control radiation...

Kevin Lee, courtesy Techhive It’s almost as if scientists have never seen a movie before. Researchers at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have developed the world’s first robotic primate called the iStruct...

courtesy ScienceDaily, June 24, 2013 — Robotic animals can help to improve the quality of life for people with dementia, according to new research. A study has found that interacting with a therapeutic robot companion made...

courtesy ScienceDaily, Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are studying a new group of crystals to improve materials’ luminescence efficiency. Small crystals that glow different colors may be the missing ingredient for warmer, less clinical...

courtesy ScienceDaily June 21, 2013 — A crucial step toward skin cancer may be changes in the genes that control cell shape, report a team of scientists from The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, the Institute...

June 20, 2013 — A landmark three-dimensional (3-D) digital reconstruction of a complete human brain, called the BigBrain, now for the first time shows the brain anatomy in microscopic detail -- at a spatial...

courtesy digitaltrends It’s hard to discredit the genuine bravery of firefighters. After all, their  job regularly requires them to run into burning buildings and ensure that as  little damage as possible – to the building or...

By Nadia Drake, courtesy wired.com   Silkworms in a Japanese lab are busy spinning silks that glow in the dark. But these silkworms, unlike others that have been fed rainbow-colored dyes, don’t need any dietary...

The molecular integrated circuit was created by a group of chemists and physicists from the Department of Chemistry Nano-Science Center at the University of Copenhagen and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.

Technological advances are allowing scientists to begin building a  cognitive computer that functions like a brain. by Dr. Dharmendra Modha, Manager of  Cognitive Computing, IBM      Since computers were invented, they've been called "brains." Yet,...

How's this for a weekend conference: Some of the smartest people in the world are gathering in New York to try to figure out how to build lifelike copies of humans ... to be...