it some skin
a humanoid robot in your home. Would you trust it to put
away the dishes, hang a mirror, brush the dog or boil
water on the stove...
nanotubes are stronger than steel and have useful electrical
and optical properties, making them a prime candidate
history, humans have used beasts of burden. As scientists
working in microscopic realms shift...
but don't slow down
possibilities of rollup displays and bendable electronic
gadgets have focused much attention on making circuits
Robobat, altering the speed of light in fiber, and coal
from the High Ground: CMU's Brad Myers
Technology Research News Editor Eric Smalley
carried out an email conversation with Carnegie Mellon
University professor Brad Myers during the summer of 2005
that touched on cell phones, remotes, difficult software,
email triage, anti-intellectualism and a future where
we're all managers.
It Works: DNA Technologies
The versatile DNA molecule has proven to
be a powerful technological building block. Researchers
have developed ways of combining DNA molecules that allow
them to carry out computations in test tubes and create
two-dimensional patterns and three-dimensional structures
at the nanoscale.