Having long been relegated to harsh environments like deserts and nuclear waste dump, robots will not hit the harshest environment of all: your kitchen. Continue reading… “Robot hands to help in the kitchen”
“Metamaterials” that can be designed to have surprising properties have many physicists abuzz. Continue reading… “Magic ‘metamaterials’ taking physics by storm”
NeuroVigil with it’s iBrain portable neural monitor, high resolution and high throughput software algorithms to seek out changes in neurobiological activity from a single sensor, partnered with the American Senior Housing Association (ASHA) to gather tremendous quantities of new and highly useful data. Continue reading… “Thousands of brains going online”
Researchers have successfully mapped rats’ memories, could humans be next? Continue reading… “Scientists could soon be reading your memories”
A team led by Nicolas Giuseppone, professor at the Université de Strasbourg, at CNRS’s Institut Charles Sadron, has developed a polymer gel that is able to contract through the action of artificial molecular motors. Continue reading… “Polymer gel that stores light energy”
New technique for seeing if all the cancer cells were removed
The problem with cancer surgery, or so we hear, is that it’s difficult for surgeons to know if they’ve removed all of a tumor, especially in late-stage cancers when the edges get indistinct.
In London, Ontario, a team from the University of Western Ontario is bringing a fairy tale to life at the Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes.