Sunday, August 28, 2011
Sony reveals more details on PS Vita: One of the two PS Vita versions offers 3G connectivity and the device will be sold through cell-phone provider AT&T exclusively in the US - but no word on AT&T data plans and pricing yet. Vita cannot be used as a cell phone and the VoIP support is unclear. Sony also says the console will not be region specific.
Scientists create 'living laser': While laser beam-shooting plants or animals might seem like something straight out of Star Trek, two researchers from the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital recently wondered whether such organisms could theoretically exist.
ForceShoes enable extremely precise tracking of how their wearer walks: There may not be many people interested in the precise measurement of all the forces and movements that are at play as someone walks, but for those few, a new tool has been developed to help them carry out their research - ForceShoes.
Posted by steve at 2:10 PM
'Thermally activated cooling system' puts waste heat to use: Automobiles, appliances, power plants, factories and electrical utilities all waste one thing: heat. More specifically, they produce heat as a by-product of their normal operations, but that heat is just dispersed into the air instead of being put to use.
Posted by steve at 2:08 PM
'Cambridge crude' could let EVs refuel like gas-powered vehicles: With consumers used to the convenience of refueling their vehicle at the gas station in a few minutes, one of the biggest disadvantages of electric vehicles is the time it takes to recharge their batteries.
Posted by steve at 2:07 PM