October 17, 2005


Bracelet navigates Net
The proliferation of cell phones that have Internet access is making it possible for people to find information about the everyday objects around them, and the likely proliferation of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags in consumer products would make it easy to link physical objects with digital information...

Nanotube bombs kill cancer
Scientists and medical professionals often use violent imagery to depict techniques of destroying cancer cells. A type of cancer-killing carbon nanotubes more than lives up to the language...

Mesh networks best
There are many kinds of networks, both natural and artificial. Here's just a sampling: connections among computers, social relationships among people, and interactions among chemicals used in the body...

DNA sensor shines brightly
One way to detect a type of DNA that indicates disease is to form strands of DNA that contain fluorescent molecules and can combine with the DNA to be detected. Combined, or hybridized, DNA boosts the energy of the fluorescent molecules, causing them to emit more light...

Bits and pieces
Super elastic rubber from insects, RFID tags for the blind, and shape-shifting copper nanowires.


View from the High Ground: USC's Michael Arbib
Computing matter, the action-perception cycle, imagining tea with grandmother, passionate robots, transferring brain settings, the Mirror System Hypothesis, Hurricane Katrina, universal health care, and Goethe.

How It Works: Data storage technologies
There are many possibilities for next generation data storage: very large, extraordinary and ballistic magnetoresistance; MEMS; near-field optics; holograms and molecular switches.

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October 21, 2005
That's how the spaghetti crumbles
Ever notice that when you bend a dry piece of spaghetti and it breaks, it usually breaks into three or more pieces rather than just two?

Didn't think so. Researchers from French National Center for Scientific Research, however, have not only noticed the phenomenon

October 11, 2005
Grammar as time machine

October 5, 2005
Uphill water walkers

September 30, 2005
Seashells and CO2

"If we consider the fate of New Orleans with Hurricane Katrina, we can certainly see challenges for technology in terms of better design and maintenance of levees, or in communication systems, but we also see the fruits of pork-barrel politics, lack of planning and coordination (technology can help, but one needs bright dedicated people to make use of it), and acceptance of a status quo in which too many people live in poverty."
- Michael Arbib, University of Southern California

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