Research

10.28.15
British scientists create a 'tractor beam' of ultrasonic sound
10.28.15

British scientists create a 'tractor beam' of ultrasonic sound

Up next, sonic screwdrivers

By A. Tarantola,   10.28.15
View
10.27.15
VR simulator for mice helps researchers study Alzheimer's
10.27.15

VR simulator for mice helps researchers study Alzheimer's

The mice think they're navigating a maze, when they're just walking on a treadmill.

By M. Moon,   10.27.15
View
10.08.15
DNA nanomachine detects HIV antibodies in minutes, not hours
10.08.15

DNA nanomachine detects HIV antibodies in minutes, not hours

Current methods for detecting the antibodies that indicate HIV infection are agonizingly slow and...

By A. Tarantola,   10.08.15
View
10.06.15
Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to neutrino 'flavor' change
10.06.15

Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to neutrino 'flavor' change

How to win a Nobel Prize in physics: weigh something that's almost undetectable and change the way we look at our universe forever.

By C. Klimovski,   10.06.15
View
09.22.15
Google asks academia to help advance Cardboard VR research
09.22.15

Google asks academia to help advance Cardboard VR research

Google is reaching out to academia to submit research proposals that'll hopefully advance virtual reality.

By T. Seppala,   09.22.15
View
08.26.15
Americans think it's rude to stay glued to your phone, do it anyway
08.26.15

Americans think it's rude to stay glued to your phone, do it anyway

If a recent Pew study is accurate, Americans will often say one thing and do another when it comes to cellphone etiquette.

By J. Fingas,   08.26.15
View
08.25.15
Intel chips to help pinpoint cause of bee colonies' deaths
08.25.15

Intel chips to help pinpoint cause of bee colonies' deaths

Wild honey bees are dropping dead, and nobody knows why exactly. Australian researchers are trying to find out with help from Intel's Edison platform.

By M. Moon,   08.25.15
View
08.11.15
NASA wants more ideas for its low-cost CubeSat nanosatellites
08.11.15

NASA wants more ideas for its low-cost CubeSat nanosatellites

Low-cost space exploration and research, if you have any grand ideas...

By M. Smith,   08.11.15
View
08.07.15
Researchers program robot to run from kid bullies
08.07.15

Researchers program robot to run from kid bullies

A new experiment in Japan found out that kids (when in groups, most especially) tend to abuse robots in the absence of adults.

By M. Moon,   08.07.15
View