Topic: University of California-San Diego
How Japan's AKB48 has created a new level of artificial human – and what it tells us about the infamous Uncanny Valley.
09/14/2011 04:27 pm
Despite a nearly complete absence of popular demand for such a product, engineers develop smell-o-vision
Even though almost nobody has ever actually wanted a television that can be programmed to emit odors, a team at the University of California, San Diego, has gone ahead and made one anyway.
07/22/2011 02:58 pm
Naomi Oreskes has become a leading voice in defense of the science underlying global warming and the scientists who are researching it.
07/18/2011 09:04 am
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Female Astronauts
A US-China military rivalry may be behind China's recent aggressiveness in the South China Sea. On Sunday, Vietnam claims China cut the underwater cables of one of its survey ships.
06/03/2011 02:29 pm
A study published earlier this year suggests that imports in US-China trade have had a significant negative impact not just on factory workers but also on their communities.
05/10/2011 06:26 pm
Project Southern Tempest netted 678 gang members connected to international drug syndicates. It's a sign that the US is trying to help in the war against Mexican cartels.
03/01/2011 04:44 pm
In his State of the State address Monday, Jerry Brown needs to persuade undecided Californians and at least five Republican legislators that his tax-and-cut budget plan is the right one.
01/31/2011 05:56 pm
Costa Rica and Nicaragua are at loggerheads over control of a remote island on the San Juan River. Google Maps and The Hague have been sucked into the dispute.
11/30/2010 01:25 pm
Drilling shale to capture oil and gas is a technology that China, which burns a lot of coal, is eager to learn. That's why it's a partner in a south Texas 'fracking' project.
11/10/2010 04:30 pm