Monthly Archive: September 2015
The studies examined how heterosexual mate preferences differed according to a person’s gender, age, personal income, education and appearance satisfaction. Credit: © william87 / Fotolia
This is a prototype of the magnetic field human body communication, developed in Mercier’s Energy-Efficient Microsystems Lab at UC San Diego, consists of magnetic-field-generating coils wrapped around three parts of the body, including the...
In 1990, child and maternal malnutrition and unsafe water, sanitation, and lack of hand washing were the leading risks for death, but these have now been replaced by dietary risks and high blood pressure....
Peter Ford Dominey and the robot Nao, study of developmental robotic cognition. Instead of using pre-established plans, the robot can learn in real time through direct interaction with a human. Credit: ©Inserm/Patrice Latron
Using pattern recognition software, the prototype analyses changes in breathing patterns and converts ‘breath signals’ into words. Credit: Image courtesy of Loughborough University
A classroom representing the “geeky” computer science stereotype. Credit: University of Washington