British scientists create a 'tractor beam' of ultrasonic sound
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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.
DNA nanomachine detects HIV antibodies in minutes, not hours
Current methods for detecting the antibodies that indicate HIV infection are agonizingly slow and...
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.
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.
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.
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.
NASA wants more ideas for its low-cost CubeSat nanosatellites
Low-cost space exploration and research, if you have any grand ideas...
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.