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Neural Stem Cell Safeguards

Neural Stem Cell Safeguards

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California have identified the safeguards preventing neural stem cells from dividing indefinitely, ensuring that a pool of such cells remain available to the brain throughout each person’s entire life. ...

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Our Brains, Not Eyes, See Color

Our Brains, Not Eyes, See Color

Researchers from the University of Chicago and Vanderbilt University have uncovered that the brain plays a critical role in color perception. According to their study, it is the brain – and not the eyes – that assigns colors to objects; ...

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Modeling User Interactions with Search Engines

Researchers at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania have developed a new way to gauge user satisfaction with search engine results. Based on results garnered from treating searching like a neural network, they hope to use these new metrics ...

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Philips Force Feedback Jacket

The globally based company Philips Electronics recently presented research on a new force feedback jacket at the IEEE-sponsored 2009 World Haptics Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The haptics jacket responds to signals either encoded in a DVD or transmitted ...

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Locating Tunnel Excavations

Locating Tunnel Excavations

Engineers at Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, are applying electro-optic technology to locate tunnels used by terrorists to smuggle weaponry. The research, led by Dr. Assaf Klar and Dr. Raphael Linker of the faculty of civil and environmental engineering, ...

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