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05.08.14
3D printers find a home fighting disease in Syrian refugee camps
05.08.14

3D printers find a home fighting disease in Syrian refugee camps

Sure, 3D printers can make guns, but it can also be used for good: for instance, its capability to...

By M. Moon,   05.08.14
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09.08.12
Smartphone-powered mine detectors readied for field-testing in Cambodia (video)
09.08.12

Smartphone-powered mine detectors readied for field-testing in Cambodia (video)

Red Lotus Technologies is now refining and pitching its PETALS technology for real-world use aroun...

By M. Smith,   09.08.12
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06.06.12
Google Earth utilized by HALO Trust to clear minefields in Cambodia, Angola
06.06.12

Google Earth utilized by HALO Trust to clear minefields in Cambodia, Angola

Sure, Google Earth is a neat program to play around with and it's easy to take for granted, but pl...

By B. Molen,   06.06.12
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05.05.11
Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together
05.05.11

Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together

Harvard researchers have married a smartphone to a metal detector to create PETALS, a low cost way...

By T. O'Brien,   05.05.11
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11.24.09
Study scrutinizes shooters for violations of war crime laws
11.24.09

Study scrutinizes shooters for violations of war crime laws

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By Griffin McElroy,   11.24.09
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01.23.06
Yes, Junior; there is a Santa Claus
01.23.06

Yes, Junior; there is a Santa Claus

Remember Jose Luis, Jr.? You know, the PSP-obsessed boy who inspired a fundraiser to get him his own...

By ,   01.23.06
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