1458 Results for

scientist

Article

Mario develops awareness, plays his own game

A team of researchers has programmed an AI into Nintendo's Super Mario Advance, so that he can play his own game according to his feelings.

By January 18, 2015

Article

Bill Nye says Belichick is full of hot air (other scientists disagree)

The Science Guy says the only way to change ball pressure is with a needle. However, some researchers believe the Patriots coach.

By January 25, 2015

Article

Appliance Science: The hot physics of induction cooktops

How can an electric field cook your dinner? Through the science of induction. In our latest Appliance Science column, we look at how induction cooktops work.

By January 12, 2015

Article

For today's gearhead scientist, a lab coat with endless pockets

Scottevest applied its gadget-pocket-crazy philosophy to lab coats, so we handed one off to a real live scientist to test out in a lab.

By December 10, 2014

Article

1962 Alcatraz escape was survivable, scientists show how

A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.

By December 16, 2014

Article

Squishy Lego-like bricks emerge from scientists' robot lab

Flexible plastic bricks smoosh together like Lego, but could actually become building components for soft robots.

By August 7, 2014

Article

There's a virus that makes you stupid, scientists say

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.

By November 10, 2014

Article

Scientists unveil weirdest dinosaur ever seen

Paleontologists have dug up the rest of a dinosaur whose long arms were found in the '60s. The rest makes it surely the strangest-looking creature ever.

By October 23, 2014

Article

Scientists make quantum leap, teleport data from light to matter

In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'

By September 23, 2014

Article

Scientists map the 219 million stars of the visible Milky Way

A new catalogue of the visible Milky Way is the most detailed yet, charting 219 million distinct stars in the region we can see from Earth.

By September 22, 2014