- Robotic Therapy Helps Restore Hand Use After Stroke
A robotic therapy device may help people regain strength and normal use of affected hands long after a stroke, according to a University of California, Irvine study. Stroke patients with impaired hand use reported improved ability to grasp and release obj ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 13 2007 - 8:08pm
- Who Speaks For Science?
What role can scientists play in public decisions about the development and deployment of weapons systems? As the United States continues to commit its troops and technology around the world, this question is worrisome to the public and to concerned scien ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 19 2007 - 4:42pm
- New Measure Of Sexual Arousal Found For Both Men And Women
According to a new study published in the latest issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine and conducted in the Department of Psychology of McGill University, thermography shows great promise as a diagnostic method of measuring sexual arousal. It is less in ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 22 2007 - 7:35pm
- Physicists Create Membrane One Atom Thick
Researchers have used the world's thinnest material to create a new type of technology, which could be used to make super-fast electronic components and speed up the development of drugs. Physicists at The University of Manchester and The Max-Planck ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 28 2007 - 1:41pm
- Learning From Mistakes Next Challenge For Japanese Humanoids
TOKYO 02/03/2007 Japan's advanced humanoids can now serve tea and wash the cup afterwards, but they still need to learn from their mistakes if they are to become real household helpers. A Tokyo University team this week showed their latest robots whi ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 29 2007 - 5:47pm
- New Algorithm Makes Single Plane Illumination Microscope Images Clearer
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory [EMBL] has developed a new computational tool that makes images obtained with cutting-edge microscopes even sharper. The technological advance and its applications are published in this week's online issue of ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 12:49am
- Wikipedia Report: News, Announcements And Interesting Stories About The Project
From now, I plan to write a report every week about the news, announcements, important essays and interesting stories of the project. I would like to give you a clear overview of Wikipedia. I hope you’re going to enjoy the first edition. What to start wit ...
Article - Bertalan Meskó - Mar 15 2007 - 4:13pm
- New Sensor Detects Gaseous Chemical Weapon Surrogates In 45 Seconds
Using lasers and tuning forks, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a chemical weapon agent sensing technique that promises to meet or exceed current and emerging defense and homeland security chemical detection requirements ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 20 2007 - 10:36pm
- New Synthetic Self-assembling Macromolecules Mimic Nature
We take "self-assembly" for granted when it is carried out by the biopolymers which are our hair, teeth, or skin. But when scientists devise new ways for molecules to self assemble into new materials, it is an important achievement. Researchers ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 21 2007 - 12:52am
- Theater 2.0- Internet Tech Puts Actors From Different Stages Together
UCF's Conservatory Theatre and its partners are pushing the envelope of traditional theater by not only bringing it into the 21st Century, but launching it into the 22nd. Using new techniques that merge the Internet 2 with traditional stage theatre, ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 22 2007 - 11:04am