Posted: 06 Apr 2009 06:30 PM PDT
Stronger, faster and harder is the promise of a new exoskeleton developed by Lockheed Martin for U.S. soldiers. Dubbed the Human Universal Load Carrier, or HULC, the device helps a soldier carry up to 200 pounds at a top speed of 10 mph.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 06:00 PM PDT
Scientists have discovered the source of wisdom in the human brain, it was revealed today. Experts have pinpointed the part of the brain that guides people when they are battling with difficult moral dilemmas, according to a study.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 05:40 PM PDT
To celebrate the 100 Hours of Astronomy, ESO is sharing two stunning images of unusual galaxies, both belonging to the Sculptor group of galaxies. The images, obtained at two of ESO's observatories at La Silla and Paranal in Chile, illustrate the beauty of astronomy.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 05:36 PM PDT
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Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:40 PM PDT
The developing International Space Station (ISS) has changed its appearance again. In a recently completed mission, the Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery visited the ISS and added components that included a new truss and new solar panels.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:29 PM PDT
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:20 PM PDT
Game theory study in yeast shows how cooperative behavior meshes with evolutionary theory. One of the perplexing questions raised by evolutionary theory is how cooperative behavior, which benefits other members of a species at a cost to the individual, came to exist.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:00 PM PDT
People don't understand science. And I don't mean that your average person doesn't understand how relativity works, or quantum mechanics, or biochemistry. Like any advanced study, it's hard to understand them, and it takes a lifetime of work to become familiar with them. No, what I mean is that people don't understand the process of science. [...]
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