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Researchers Discover Pokemon Takes Up Own Region of the Brain

Pokemon “Experts” Have Different Brains Researchers from Stanford University have discovered that Pokemon fans have developed a unique cluster of brain cells. This ...

May 7, 2019 at 4:51 pm by

New AI Detects Whether People are Gay or Straight from Photos

A new study out of Stanford University found that computer AI algorithm can be a very effective “Gay-dar”. Just from purely looking at photos of faces, the AI ...

September 10, 2017 at 6:14 pm by

Stanford Built Wind Tunnel For Birds to Develop Better Drones

When it comes to flight, birds are the kings, able to easily navigate both rural and urban environments in a variety of weather conditions with relative ease, something that ...

April 25, 2016 at 1:40 pm by

MicroTug Microrobots Capable of Pulling Full-Size Car

There are times where working together can create results vastly in excess of multiple individual efforts. This kind of collaborative effort was the approach taken by a number ...

March 14, 2016 at 11:56 pm by

NVIDIA Debuts Latest Light Field VR Headset Prototype at VRLA

In August last year, we reported that NVIDIA, in partnership with Stanford University, was developing its own VR headset that intended to push beyond existing stereoscopic ...

January 25, 2016 at 7:04 pm by

Toyota to Invest $1 Billion in AI and Robotics

Toyota have a history in investment in investing in research, investing $50 million already this year. Now Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corp announced that the ...

November 7, 2015 at 1:00 am by

Stanford University and NVIDIA Working on Depth of Field VR Headset

The major players in the virtual reality headset market have based their gear on stereoscopic technology – splitting images into two, one for each eye, to simulate 3D ...

August 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm by

Engineers Create Computer That Operates Through Water Droplets

US researchers have developed a novel new computer that uses water to transmit information. Unlike normal computers that use electrons, this synchronous computer uses ...

June 12, 2015 at 4:28 am by

Miniature Robot Can Pull 2,000 Its Own Weight

A team of engineers from Stanford University in California have built a series of “MicroTugs”, tiny robots capable of dragging objects substantially heavier than they are, ...

April 27, 2015 at 10:58 pm by

Extremely Thin Coating Could Keep Buildings Cool During Summer

How do you keep buildings cool? Right now, there’s not much you can do apart from crank the air conditioning and close the blinds – but thanks to some researchers ...

November 29, 2014 at 4:55 am by

SupraPed Humanoid Robot Uses Walking Sticks to Navigate Tough Terrain

Stanford University researchers revealed more information about its SupraPed humanoid robot, described as humanoid contact-supported locomotion that can be used for 3D ...

July 10, 2014 at 10:55 pm by

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