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Sony HMZ-T2 3D Viewer Powers FlyViz 360 Degrees Vision

12/05/2012, French researchers at INRIA have come up with a vision system that provides a 360 degree vision to a user wearing the Sony HMZ-T2 which takes a video feed input coming from a camera paired with a hyperbolic mirror which provides a panoramic (cylindrical)...

MouSensor Project sees mice trained to be landmine detectors

10/16/2012, Clearing up a landmine infested area is not exactly the dream job for most folks, considering the copious amount of risk involved while you are at work with no guarantee that you will be able to return home alive. Well, getting robots to do the job is an...

Genetically Modified food linked to tumors [scientific study]

09/19/2012, A team of researchers lead by Gilles-Eric Séralini (University of Caen/France) has secretly (to avoid industry pressure) studied the effects of genetically modified (GM) corn on 200 rats, and the team of scientists have shown that 50%-80% of those rats...

New solar panel technology could produce electricity and Hydrogen

08/31/2012, An advance in solar panel material research is pointing to something that is potentially huge: solar panels that can generate electricity and Hydrogen at the same time. This is extremely important because this would increase the effective energy...

Android U.S market share declines, according to research

07/30/2012, Global technology research firm Strategy Analytics has published a report today revealing that Android’s U.S. market share has lost its ground to iOS, falling from 60 percent in the second quarter of 2011 to 56 percent in Q2 this year. Albeit Android...

Piracy rates are higher on iOS than on Android, developer says

07/30/2012, In what seems to be an unintentional response to our previous report surrounding the supposed rampant piracy on Android, another developer believes that the reverse is true. Chris Pruett, a developer for the popular game Wind-up Knight and founder of...

Two Kinect-Like Sensors Powers Vision for SAMI Robot

07/19/2012, PrimeSense, the company which provides the main chip inside Kinect, has announced that two of its sensors would be utilized in a French robotic project called SAMI (Systeme Autonome Modulaire Interactif) which is being developed by CRIIF. SAMI is a...

NVIDIA Gets $12M from the Department of Energy for research

07/13/2012, The U.S department of Energy has given NVIDIA $12M to conduct research on exascale supercomputing. Exascale computing describes a computer system capable of reaching one exaflop. For comparison, current supercomputing is still using petaflops as a...

Scientists create molecule to keep teeth cavityproof

07/09/2012, Scientists have just discovered a new molecule that will change dental care forever. The molecule will make your teeth cavity proof and has been named Keep 32 after your set of all 32 teeth. The molecule can kill the bacteria(Streptococcus Mutans) which...

Researchers develop system to block phone use while driving

07/06/2012, There are plenty of dangers to texting/calling while driving and around the world and many countries have already, or are in the process of, enacting laws laws that prohibit textiing/calling while driving, yet tons of people still do it. Many argue that...

New spray-on batteries could revolutionize energy storage

07/02/2012, Renewable energy has been one of the most researched topics ever since gas and oil prices have begun to rise and people have paid attention to their effects on the environment. Making your home run on renewable energy can be quite challenging and in some...