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06.22.14
Chicago is getting lamp posts that count people and track pollution
06.22.14

Chicago is getting lamp posts that count people and track pollution

Apparently, Chicago is becoming even more like its Watch Dogs doppelganger than we first thought....

By J. Fingas,   06.22.14
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10.02.12
Microbial music: Using sound to represent data from the deep blue sea
10.02.12

Microbial music: Using sound to represent data from the deep blue sea

Science and music, many would say opposite sides of the same coin. Unless you're DOE biologist Pet...

By J. Trew,   10.02.12
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09.26.12
IBM's Mira supercomputer tasked with simulating an entire universe in a fortnight
09.26.12

IBM's Mira supercomputer tasked with simulating an entire universe in a fortnight

A universe that only exists in the mind of a supercomputer sounds a little far fetched, but one is...

By D. Cooper,   09.26.12
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05.05.12
New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets
05.05.12

New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets

Lithium batteries very frequently power our gadgets, but the material itself isn't common and, by...

By J. Fingas,   05.05.12
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11.07.11
New nanotube battery technology leads to blisteringly fast recharges, improved safety features
11.07.11

New nanotube battery technology leads to blisteringly fast recharges, improved safety features

Some day, your restroom break may be enough time to charge your [insert nifty gadget here] halfway....

By C. Barylick,   11.07.11
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02.09.11
IBM's Mira supercomputer does ten petaflops with ease, inches us closer to exascale-class computing
02.09.11

IBM's Mira supercomputer does ten petaflops with ease, inches us closer to exascale-class computing

Say hello to the Blue Gene/Q, or if you're looking for something a bit less intimidating, "Mira." T...

By D. Murph,   02.09.11
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01.12.11
GM sheds a little more light on next-gen Volts and next-gen battery packs
01.12.11

GM sheds a little more light on next-gen Volts and next-gen battery packs

Being locked in a car with General Motors representatives for the better part of a day gave us plen...

By T. Stevens,   01.12.11
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12.21.09
Bacteria taught to spin microscopic gears right round, could make for better solar panels
12.21.09

Bacteria taught to spin microscopic gears right round, could make for better solar panels

With a name like Bacillus subtilis and a size of five microns you probably wouldn't expect much in...

By T. Stevens,   12.21.09
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