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03.29.16
NASA is building a new exoplanet-hunting tool
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NASA is building a new exoplanet-hunting tool

The $10 million instrument is expected to start looking for exoplanets in 2019.

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06.08.15
Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale
06.08.15

Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale

Have you ever wondered why a supposedly defect-free material ends up cracking? University of Penns...

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05.31.15
DARPA to develop best practices for 3D printing
05.31.15

DARPA to develop best practices for 3D printing

Just as steel's physical properties change depending on how it's produced, so too do 3D printed ma...

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05.15.15
Penn State says it was the victim of a China-based cyberattack
05.15.15

Penn State says it was the victim of a China-based cyberattack

Cyberattacks are in the news seemingly every day, and today's announcement comes from a university...

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10.05.12
Fraunhofer develops extra-small 1Gbps infrared transceiver, recalls our PDA glory days
10.05.12

Fraunhofer develops extra-small 1Gbps infrared transceiver, recalls our PDA glory days

Our 1997-era selves would die with envy right about now. Fraunhofer has developed a new generation...

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12.12.11
New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry
12.12.11

New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry

Yes, that awesome new 8-core chip in your PC is the fastest thing on the block, but it's got your ut...

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09.22.11
Microbial fuel cell produces hydrogen from wastewater without wasting energy
09.22.11

Microbial fuel cell produces hydrogen from wastewater without wasting energy

Back in 2005, Bruce Logan and his team of Penn State researchers developed a microbial fuel cell cap...

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09.08.11
Scientists develop blood swimming 'microspiders' to heal injuries, deliver drugs
09.08.11

Scientists develop blood swimming 'microspiders' to heal injuries, deliver drugs

Scientists at Penn State would like to release tiny spiders into your blood -- no, it's not the p...

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02.04.10
Penn State's optical wireless tech does gigabit, bounces off walls
02.04.10

Penn State's optical wireless tech does gigabit, bounces off walls

We love our WiFi, but it's far from perfect. Speed depends greatly on conditions, magnetic waves do...

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