Scientists Tout 3-D Facial Recognition

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The future of password protection could be here soon, scientists from the University of Houston claim, if a "radically new approach to biometrics" comes to fruition. University of Houston Eckhard Pfeiffer Professor Ioannis Kakadiaris and...

Scientists show thought-controlled computer

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Forget speech-recognition software: How about typing a letter just by thinking it? In a quiet corner of the Cebit trade show a small Austrian company is showing a "brain-computer interface," a technology that could one...

3-D video game uncovers brain dysfunction: Scientists

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Scientists at the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health have found that clinically depressed people's performance in a 3-D video game suggests spatial memory, which tells the brain where objects are located and their orientation,...

Scientists Research Brain Implant Chip

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University of Washington researchers are working hard on an electronic chip that may help establish new nerve connections in the part of the brain that controls movement. This implantable chip strengthens weak connections and may...

Scientists find a cure for hiccups

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In a new study conducted at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, scientists have discovered a new approach to treating medically intractable hiccups. Dr. Bryan R. Payne, and Dr. Robert Tiel by...

Mars scientists find tempting new rocks

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Excited Mars mission scientists on Thursday released spectacular pictures of cliff-like rocks they hope will provide further clues about the extent of water on the red planet. Scientists at the Mars mission headquarters in Pasadena...

NZ scientists take Back to the future

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Kiwi computer scientists are redesigning the one thing internet users use the most - the back button - hoping to make it easier for people to navigate the net. Billions of web pages are...

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