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Stories by Larry Greenemeier

Radio Free Africa

The Freeplay Foundation delivers environment-friendly radios to remote regions of Africa

October 12, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier

And the Oscar Goes to… a Robot

Industrial Light & Magic animators push the limits of computer animation technology to create lifelike shape-shifters in the Transformers movie

October 12, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier

Making Plastic as Strong as Steel

University of Michigan researchers have developed a nanoinfused polymer that is as strong as steel but as thin as plastic wrap

October 11, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier

Bright Future Ahead for Organic TVs

Sony's new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) television debuts in Japan later this year promising greater energy efficiency and color quality despite some manufacturing challenges

October 5, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier

The Secret Lives of Tool-Wielding Crows

Oxford University zoologists affix mini-cameras to New Caledonian crows to learn more about one of the few animals other than ourselves who use tools

October 4, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier

Video That Follows You Wherever You Go

Microsoft extends video and digital photos to every TV in the home; Hewlett-Packard demos video games that resemble your surroundings

October 1, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier

How to Be Your Own Phone Company

Ooma's VoIP hub routes calls over the Internet and gives callers the ability to use their phones without a phone company or a computer

September 25, 2007 — Larry Greenemeier
Stories by Larry Greenemeier

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.