Like the characters in the forthcoming film it gives life to--"Rise of the Planet of the Apes"--motion-capture technology has become suddenly more advanced.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
The recoil of a nucleus during radioactive decay can do more damage than the alpha particle it emits, according to a new study.
Whether or not NoteSlate ever produces a real product, no barriers remain to a competitor building a tablet purpose-built for sketching and note-taking.
A map created using DNA sequence from African-Americans highlights "hot spots" in the genome, which are often linked to disease.
Nimbleness be damned! You wouldn't think you could pack this much screen space into a single laptop. But you can.
The New York Police Department's fleet of cars takes a step towards environmental friendliness, adding a few electric cars to the mix.
If a government prevents the spread of certain types of information, how does that influence social networking behavior? Chinese microblogging sites offer a way to find out, say computer scientists.
A new class of historian races against time to preserve our understanding of the inner workings of obsolete technologies.
The mysterious force acting on the Pioneer spacecraft seems to be falling exponentially. That's a strong clue that on-board heat is to blame, says NASA.