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It is a futuristic hybrid vehicle – a boat that flies or a plane that can cross the water. New Zealand mechanic Rudy Heeman developed and built the ‘hoverwing’ hovercraft himself.
Quantum cryptography only works if Alice and Bob share their relative positions in advance. Now physicists have worked out how to do it without this information
Most people are familiar with security technology that scans a person's handprint or eye for identification purposes. Now, thanks in part to research from North Carolina State University, we are closer to practical technology that can test someone's voice to confirm their identity.
New standard, expected to be named in 2012, will likely serve for 20 years
Entangled photons validate Feynman’s vision for simulating nature
Information has gone from scarce to superabundant. That brings huge new benefits, says Kenneth Cukier (interviewed here)—but also big headaches
Investigadores de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) han elaborado un sistema predictivo para calcular el número de citas futuras que tendrán los artículos científicos publicados.
Automated ticket booking lines could be improved to better understand what customers are saying, thanks to research.
Perceptive Pixel chief scientist Jefferson Han has big plans for changing how people use computers
As major TV manufacturers prepare to role out stereoscopic 3-D displays that require glasses, researchers are experimenting with ways of delivering 3-D to the naked eye
The technique relies on software that performs real-time ray tracing
A newfound ability to model the complex feedback loops that control plant clocks could have important implications for computing.