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Teaching Cars To Feel Your Pain
Your car will one day read your face, the better to understand you—and humor you
(Mar 14, 2014)
Video Friday: More Fake Ping Pong, Elastic Snakebots, and Watson Serves SXSW
Fake robot videos are impressive, but we're much more impressed with all the real ones we found...
(Mar 14, 2014)
HyQ Quadruped Robot Is Back With Even More Tricks
The "Italian BigDog" is getting smarter, faster, and more agile
(Mar 13, 2014)
California's Dreamin' About Autonomous Car Regulations
The state's auto regulators are working hard on the world's first law for the routine use of...
(Mar 13, 2014)
Graphene Origami Boxes Exceed Hydrogen Storage Targets
Researchers get graphene to fold itself into a box, electricity makes it unfold
(Mar 13, 2014)
Attack on Nine Substations Could Take Down U.S. Grid
Feds seek new rules to protect against physical attacks
(Mar 13, 2014)
NASA Needs Coders to Help Prevent Asteroid Armageddon
A NASA contest offers $35 000 in awards for better algorithms to identify asteroid threats
(Mar 13, 2014)
Robots Playing Ping Pong: What's Real, and What's Not?
Kuka's robot vs. human ping pong match looks to be more hype than reality
(Mar 12, 2014)
California Hits New Solar Power Record
California set a new record for solar power generation this month and nearly doubled production in...
(Mar 12, 2014)
Flock of 104 Spacecraft Set for Launch
Cornell's KickSat mission will send dozens of circuit board satellites into orbit
(Mar 12, 2014)
Electrical Stimulator to Prevent Migraines Receives FDA Approval
Zapping a cranial nerve for 20 minutes a day may help migraine sufferers
(Mar 12, 2014)
Tiny Drums Turn Faint Radio Signals Into Light
A laser and a membrane make a detector that could hear the radio whispers of the early universe
(Mar 11, 2014)
Tungsten Diselenide Is New 2-D Optoelectronic Wonder Material
It's solar cell! It's an LED! it's an optoelectronic switch! It's tungsten diselenide, the newest 2...
(Mar 11, 2014)
“Naked Truths” About Wearable Electronics
Panel at SXSW Interactive bares all (sort of) in search of the next big thing in wearables
(Mar 11, 2014)
Bra.Di.P.O. and P.I.G.R.O.: Innovative Devices for Motor Learning Programs
Two mechatronics prototypes, useful for robotic neurotreatments and new clinical trainings, are...
(Mar 10, 2014)
UK Coroner Fingers NHS Computer System in Toddler’s Death
Plus: votes found two years too late, and Delhi police misplaced password for eight years
(Mar 10, 2014)
Fighting Buggy Code with Genetic Algorithms
Automating software tests is a great idea in theory. To make it practical, researchers are using...
(Mar 10, 2014)
Putting Electronics in People
USC professor sketches out the future of the "networked human" at SXSW
(Mar 10, 2014)
How Google Glass Can Improve ATM Banking Security
Google Glass can help bank customers see unique access codes each time they use a cash machine
(Mar 10, 2014)
Immersive VR Enables Safe and Effective Control of Big Scary Robots
Interacting with industrial robots in an immersive virtual environment is safer, more effective,...
(Mar 10, 2014)