Follow The Robotic Leader: Researcher Creates Artificial Fish The Leads The School
Brooklyn, New York - May 29, 2010 19:57 EST
Artificial intelligence? Done. Artificial leadership? Its origins may well be in the fish tanks and the algorithms in Maurizio Porfiri's Brooklyn laboratories at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). Here the assistant professor of mechanical engineering, best known for...
Palaeontologists Solve Mystery Of 500 Million-Year-Old Squid-Like Carnivore
Toronto, Ontario - May 26, 2010 22:00 EST
A study by researchers at the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum sheds new light on a previously unclassifiable 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore known as Nectocaris pteryx.
"We think that this extremely rare creature is an early ancestor of...
Godfather Of Oceanography Wins Prestigious Award; 'He Truly Is A Pioneer'
Arlington, Virginia - May 21, 2010 18:44 EST
Hailed as one of the world's greatest oceanographers and pioneers of marine science, Dr. Walter Munk, a long-time contributor to the Office of Naval Research (ONR), received the prestigious 2010 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences from the Royal Swedish Academy of...