University of toronto

10.22.12
Autodesk researchers develop 'magic finger' that reads gestures from any surface (video)
10.22.12

Autodesk researchers develop 'magic finger' that reads gestures from any surface (video)

By combining a camera that detects surfaces with one that perceives motion, Canadian university re...

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09.22.12
Alt-week 9.22.12: Quantum Scotch tape, moving walls and scientific beer
09.22.12

Alt-week 9.22.12: Quantum Scotch tape, moving walls and scientific beer

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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08.05.12
Researchers create record-breaking solar cell, set bar marginally higher
08.05.12

Researchers create record-breaking solar cell, set bar marginally higher

Solar cell development is typically a small numbers game, and a group of researchers at the Univer...

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06.15.12
Insert Coin: Atlas human-powered helicopter gunning for elusive Sikorsky prize (video)
06.15.12

Insert Coin: Atlas human-powered helicopter gunning for elusive Sikorsky prize (video)

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit pro...

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07.01.11
Quantum dots could coat the world in nano-sized solar panels
07.01.11

Quantum dots could coat the world in nano-sized solar panels

We've long believed in the mystical power of quantum dots, so it makes perfect sense to us that o...

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04.15.11
Chlorine could be key to the cheaper, more efficient OLED TV of your dreams
04.15.11

Chlorine could be key to the cheaper, more efficient OLED TV of your dreams

Chlorine -- it's not just for keeping your clothes white and your pool clean anymore! Soon, layers...

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09.24.10
Snowbird ornithopter sets record for human-powered flight (video)
09.24.10

Snowbird ornithopter sets record for human-powered flight (video)

In August this year, a Canadian engineering student achieved a first -- in fact, one of the last fi...

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04.17.08
Researchers develop robotic tweezers that can grasp single cells
04.17.08

Researchers develop robotic tweezers that can grasp single cells

Usually when we talk about robot grip strength, it's in the context of being slowly crushed to deat...

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08.02.06
Researchers develop algorithm to combat photo blur
08.02.06

Researchers develop algorithm to combat photo blur

Since it's unlikely that your hand will get any steadier with age, and we probably won't see optica...

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