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Bracelet may help communication for people with autism

Nov 9, 2010
For people with autism, communication can be a struggle, one that can seem insurmountable. But a team of researchers at MIT may have come up with a fairly simple solution: a bracelet. The Q Sensor wristband can provide a window into how the wearer is feeling at a given time.
Posted In: Science

Video games are revolutionizing computation chemistry

Nov 9, 2010
A new report finds that the high powered graphics processing units GPUs now in video games - the hardware that gives gamers 3-D images and other...
Posted In: games, geek chow, Science

ZeuS is trickier still, eviller still

Nov 5, 2010
The evil genius malware is trying a new technique to thwart the researchers who are going after it. Bad guys are setting up fake interfaces in the...
Posted In: malware, privacy, Science, zeus

Holographic telepresence

Nov 4, 2010
The idea of projecting and seeing a 3D holographic image - without horrible 3D goggles - just got a whole lot closer to reality thanks to...
Posted In: gadgets, holograms, Science, Star Wars

Invisibility cloak update

Nov 4, 2010
Oh, invisibility cloak. You're the Chinese Democracy of tech stories. Scientists at work on an invisibility cloak project in Britain have...
Posted In: expelliarmus, gadgets, invisibility, Science

Republican victories could hurt Obama's clean energy plan

Nov 3, 2010
Reuters reports that any chance of a broad comprehensive bill on addressing climate change was essentially killed last night as the Republicans...
Posted In: government, policy, politics, Science

Chatbot takes on critics of climate change

Nov 3, 2010
Nigel Leck was sick of all the people on Twitter arguing that global warming isn't real. So, he made a program that would scan Twitter every five...
Posted In: climate change, robots, Science, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Effects of NASA's shuttle program ending

Nov 2, 2010
After 30 years, NASA's Shuttle program will end. Bloomberg Businessweek's Paul Barrett wrote a story about the ending of the program and talks with Jeremy Hobson about the impact this will have on Florida and America's competitiveness.
Posted In: Science

We might live in a 2-D world - we just think it's 3D

Oct 29, 2010
That's one theory researcher Craig Hogan wants to test by using two of the world's most precise clocks being built now. Craig is a particle...
Posted In: reality, Science

Watch the next Mars rover being built

Oct 27, 2010
It's on UStream....
Posted In: NASA, robots, Science, Web Culture

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