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MIT Robot Steals Human Brains to Help It Balance
A new teleoperation system allows humans to lend their balancing skills to a bipedal robot
(Aug 10, 2015)
Supercomputer Network Simulates Material That Might Not Melt in a Sunspot
Simulations may lead to materials with higher melting points for better energy production
(Aug 10, 2015)
See Through Walls by the Glow of Your Wi-Fi
Doppler shifts in Wi-Fi and mobile radio signals pinpoint people through 25-cm brick walls
(Aug 10, 2015)
Testing Trust in Autonomous Vehicles through Suspension of Disbelief
The easiest way to test how humans react to autonomous cars is by getting them to believe they're...
(Aug 10, 2015)
Samsung, Nokia Show 5G Tech at NI Week
Mobile communications technology developers demonstrate FD-MIMO and 73-GHz transmissions.
(Aug 7, 2015)
A Computer That Can Sniff Out Septic Shock
Computer engineers created algorithms that can predict if a patient will have septic shock with...
(Aug 7, 2015)
FCC Sets Rules for Copper Phase Out
Companies can switch to fiber lines, but they have to give customers fair warning
(Aug 7, 2015)
Graphene Offers Promise of Thermoelectric Material for Next-Generation Vehicles
Graphene allows thermoelectric material to operate at room temperatures and increases its energy...
(Aug 7, 2015)
Video Friday: Tesla’s Robot Tentacle, Subscale Aircraft, and Virtual Humans Getting Dressed
No more killer robots debate today, let's just relax with a bunch of fun videos
(Aug 7, 2015)
Ampliflying Light 10,000 Times
Experimental techniques could make dim objects far easier to see
(Aug 7, 2015)
Children Beating Up Robot Inspires New Escape Maneuver System
Japanese researchers show that children can act like horrible little brats towards robots
(Aug 6, 2015)
Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes Together Produce a Digital Switch
Hybrid material produces a switch ratio orders of magnitude higher than graphene alone
(Aug 6, 2015)
Jeep Hacking 101
Miller and Valasek reveal some of the details of their car hacking at Blackhat
(Aug 6, 2015)
Who Needs Real Friends When Robots Will Play Nintendo With You
Japanese researchers teach a little humanoid how to play Wii tennis
(Aug 5, 2015)
Simple Device Could Convert DC Electric Field To Terahertz Radiation
Physicists propose a simple device design that emits tunable THz radiation when a DC current passes...
(Aug 5, 2015)
NASA Commissions Ultra High Temp Chips for Venus Landsailing Rover
Electronics that can operate at 500 degrees Celsius are in the works for a Venus exploration robot
(Aug 5, 2015)
Google Asks France Not to Require Global Right To Be Forgotten
Search giant says French data agency order goes too far
(Aug 5, 2015)
A New Spin on Silicon
Photon spin determines direction of current in silicon device
(Aug 5, 2015)
Google to Startups: (Mostly) Free Patents Here!
Trolls beware, Google's on to something with its latest IP experiment
(Aug 5, 2015)
Warfighting Robots Could Reduce Civilian Casualties, So Calling for a Ban Now Is Premature
If autonomous weapons are capable of reducing casualties, there may exist a moral imperative for...
(Aug 4, 2015)