Ten people who mattered this year.
Disintegrating ice, spectacular sunbursts and minuscule lizards are among 2012’s most striking pictures.
This epic year for science saw the discovery of the Higgs boson and Curiosity’s arrival on Mars, but researchers also felt the sting of austerity.
The goal is to help visually impaired people move around more efficiently without physical aids.
head-up display. Two cameras mounted to a pair of glasses generate a three-dimensional image of a person’s environment and their place in it, displaying the information on a handheld Braille device.
The goal is to help visually impaired [...]
Noise levels, fine particulate matter that leads to smog and traffic volumes are a big concern to urban planners and residents now but they will be even bigger issues in the 'city of tomorrow'.
So, we watched for the last few weeks as Venus and Jupiter drew closer together in the evening sky. Who needs television when such beauty is there for the taking? Last night they made their closest approach.
(US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology) The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has successfully tested an unprecedented technology for containing flooding or dangerous gases in mass transit tunnels: a giant plug.
Saori Sato, Naoya Fujita, Takashi TsuruoSep 26, 2000; 97:10832-10837Cell Biology