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How to fight breast cancer while your phone is on charge

How to fight breast cancer while your phone is on charge

By 14 January 2015

Sony has teamed up with Stanford scientists to create a smartphone app that'll help fight cancer, Alzheimer's, and other diseases. The new app, which is now available from the Google Play Store, is called Folding@home. It's considered an extension of... >>

Artificial skin could pave the way for true AI

Artificial skin could pave the way for true AI

By 25 October 2011

Boffins at Stanford University have posted a rather interesting video that shows off a flexible artificial skin, which makes use of nanotubes in order to deliver very accurate capacitive feedback whilst maintaining flexibility. The skin consists of an... >>

Computer mouse to celebrate 40th birthday

Computer mouse to celebrate 40th birthday

By 1 December 2008

The computer mouse is to celebrate its 40th birthday next week. Invented by Doug Engelbart and his team at the Stanford Research Institute in California, the input device method first debuted in 1968. Then a computer controller made from a carved wooden... >>


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