David Rodríguez

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[Vídeo] Un nuevo coche que detecta peatones de noche

Un grupo de investigadores de la <i>Universidad Carlos III de Madrid</i> (UC3M) han desarrollado un <b>nuevo sistema para coches que detecta peatones en la vía</b> …

Europa: 50 años de odisea espacial

Hoy en día el sector espacial está presente en todas partes, en la navegación, en las telecomunicaciones... y la ciencia se desarrolla en …

MisTable: Reach-through Personal Screens for Tabletops

Científicos logran cultivar tejido cardíaco que late por sí mismo

Hace tan sólo unos días desayunábamos con la noticia de que ya han logrado cultivar riñones humanos a partir de células IPS, y hoy le toca el turno …

Carbino: el nuevo super-material más resistente que el grafeno

Dicen (muchas veces) que el grafeno puede revolucionar casi todo lo que nos rodea. Está por ver. Pero ahora, un grupo de químicos de la <i>Universidad de</i> …

Simulaciones en un planeta Tierra virtual con The Madingley Model

The Madingley Model es un nuevo modelo matemático que ha nacido en Cambridgeshire, UK, y que nos permite realizar simulaciones de las interacciones …

Un museo de la obsolescencia tecnológica en vídeos

Por @Alvy — 25 de Abril de 2014<p>El <b>Museo de la obsolescencia</b> es una recopilación en vídeos de menos de dos minuto acerca de cómo funcionan (o …

Apple podría patentar un sistema para manipular gráficos flotantes en 3D, a lo Iron Man

“<i>Interactive Three-Dimensional Display System</i>” titula la más reciente solicitud de patente de Apple, patente que cubre un sistema de proyección y …

Under Light, Chameleon-Like Material Changes Color And Shape

The material could create an infinite range of different colors and shapes.<p>Humans are good at making things that are one color. But if you want to really blend into your surroundings, it would be best to have a material that can change its appearance based on its surroundings--like a chameleon. …

Particles

Jeans That Won't Let You (Or The Planet) Get Dirty

The safest durable water repellent<p>Any time a drop of water rolls off a raincoat, a durable water repellent (DWR) treatment is doing its job. But with washing and wear, the treatments tend to rub off, bleeding into the ground, water, and even our bodies. (The EPA has classified common DWR chemicals, …

An Algorithm That Recognizes Faces Better Than People Can

I, for one, welcome… etc. etc.<p>It's already a little eerie when Facebook suggests tags for who it recognizes in your photo, especially for faces that are small, blurry, or otherwise difficult to distinguish. What if Facebook were even better--better at recognizing people in pictures than you are?<p>Two …

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Previews 'Augmented Reality' Display and Gesture Control

Concept cars aren’t what they used to be.<p>Take the Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept, recently unveiled at the New York International Auto Show, for example. There was a time when some of its high-tech features, such as the ability to use hand gestures for different functions inside the vehicle, …

Land Rover

The Invention Of The Solar Cell

60 years ago this week, the modern solar cell came into being. Here's how.<p>The great Scottish scientist James Clerk Maxwell wrote in 1874 to a colleague: “I saw conductivity of Selenium as affected by light. It is most sudden. Effect of a copper heater insensible. That of the sun great.”<p>Maxwell was …

NASA Chief Outlines Path to Mars

The past couple of decades have seen the space exploration community shift its attention from Earth's moon to the red planet, with NASA sending multiple rovers to Mars and scientists considering what it would take to put humans on the Martian surface. If you believe the keynote address NASA's chief …