IBM says it has made the tiniest stop-motion movie ever - a one-minute video of individual carbon monoxide molecules repeatedly rearranged to show a boy dancing, throwing a ball and bouncing on a trampoline.
Reuters (May 1, 2013) A movie with atoms as actors has been named by the Guinness World Records organization, as the "world's smallest movie." Called 'A Boy and his Atom,' the stop-action film was produced by IBM to ... watch video
TheStreet (Jan. 9, 2014) IBM's Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the game show Jeopardy, is now spearheading the tech giant's latest push into cloud and big data. IBM executive Mike Rhodin explains why the ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 20, 2014) Scientists in Tokyo have demonstrated what they say is the world's first 3D projection that floats in mid air. A laser that fires a pulse up to a thousand times a second superheats molecules in the ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (July 29, 2016) Blind athlete Simon Wheatcroft teamed up with IBM to develop eAscot; a smartphone app that's helping him run ultra-marathons unassisted around the world. Matthew Stock reports.
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Rooftop Comedy (Mar. 29, 2015) A company has invented a new toy that can have an entire conversation with kids. It’s called CogniToy, and it’s a plastic dinosaur that is powered by IBM’s super computer, Watson. ... watch video
Sep. 29, 2016 Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Nanoparticles known as Cornell dots, or C dots, have shown great promise as a therapeutic tool in the detection and treatment of cancer. Now, the ultrasmall particles have ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Researchers have succeeded to place a layer of graphene on top of a stable fatty lipid monolayer, for the first time. Surrounded by a protective shell of lipids graphene could enter the body and ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without environmental costs, too. Now scientists report a new ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A new study of lead pollution in the North Atlantic provides strong evidence that leaded petrol emissions have declined over the past few decades. For the first time in around 40 years, scientists ... read more
Apr. 1, 2016 A new method allows scientists to fabricate artificial molecules out of different types of microspheres. The researchers would like to one day use such tiny objects in micro-robots, for photonics and ... read more
July 2, 2013 Superficially resembling a skyrocket, Comet ISON is hurtling toward the Sun at 48,000 miles per hour. In May 2013, the comet was 403 million miles from Earth, between the orbits of Mars and ... read more
June 10, 2013 Lone people standing in a ballroom don’t tend to move a lot. It’s only when they find a suitable dance partner that rapid motion sets in. Atoms on iron-oxide surfaces behave in a similar way: ... read more
Sep. 16, 2012 IBM scientists have been able to differentiate the chemical bonds in individual molecules for the first time using a technique known as noncontact atomic force microscopy (AFM). The results push the ... read more