Tag: science

Jun 19, 2015

Playing Vinyl Under an Electron Microscope

Playing Vinyl Under an Electron Microscope

Ben Krasnow of Applied Science makes a stop motion animation of a phonograph needle in an LP groove using an electron microscope.

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Jun 16, 2015

What a Machine Learning Mario Can Teach Us About Evolution

What a Machine Learning Mario Can Teach Us About Evolution

In this informative video, Seth Bling discusses neural evolution and explains how a machine learning Mario teaches us about evolution.

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Jun 12, 2015

Man with Special Blood has Donated Over 1,100 Times and Saved 2 Million Lives

Man with Special Blood has Donated Over 1,100 Times and Saved 2 Million Lives

James Harrison is ‘the man with the golden arm’. His blood contains antibodies that can fight the deadly Rhesus disease, so he has donated over 1,100 times and saved more than 2 million lives.

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Jun 5, 2015

The Google Team that Wants to Make Your Hand a Self-Contained Interface Control Using Radar

The Google Team that Wants to Make Your Hand a Self-Contained Interface Control Using Radar

Google’s Project Soli is developing a new interaction sensor using radar technology. The sensor can track sub-millimeter motions at high speed and accuracy. It fits onto a chip, can be produced at scale and built into small devices and everyday objects. The team adds: “Our hands are fast and precise instruments, but so far,…

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Jun 1, 2015

This Tiny Self-Folding Origami Robot can Walk, Swim and Degrade

This Tiny Self-Folding Origami Robot can Walk, Swim and Degrade

A miniature robotic device that can fold-up on the spot, accomplish tasks and disappear by degradation into the environment promises a range of medical applications.

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Jun 1, 2015

Autonomous MIT Cheetah Robot Lands First-Ever Running Jump

Autonomous MIT Cheetah Robot Lands First-Ever Running Jump

In a leap for robotic development, the MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs — making this the first four-legged robot to run and jump over obstacles autonomously.

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May 26, 2015

Video Explains the Best Time(s) to Drink Coffee

Video Explains the Best Time(s) to Drink Coffee

Coffee, caffeine and circadian rhythms; oh my!

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