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05.07.12
Augmented reality sandbox lets you change the course of rivers, won't get you wet
05.07.12

Augmented reality sandbox lets you change the course of rivers, won't get you wet

Ask any kid, playing in the sandbox is fun enough on its own, but too much moisture will turn you...

By S. Buckley,   05.07.12
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04.19.12
Barobo's Mobot goes up for pre-order, slinks toward your impressionable children (video)
04.19.12

Barobo's Mobot goes up for pre-order, slinks toward your impressionable children (video)

In what may be the first notable instance of a product actually losing the "i" in favor of building...

By D. Murph,   04.19.12
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03.26.11
iMobot creeps, crawls, cranes its way into our hearts (video)
03.26.11

iMobot creeps, crawls, cranes its way into our hearts (video)

It may not look like much, but this little modular robot's got the stuff to give Keepon a run for i...

By C. Trout,   03.26.11
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02.18.11
Green Energy will replace fossil fuels by 2050 if you really really want to
02.18.11

Green Energy will replace fossil fuels by 2050 if you really really want to

The year 2050 is what the year 2000 was to futuristic thinkers like Walt Disney and Arthur C. Clark...

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01.25.10
Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em
01.25.10

Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em

The above contraption, aside from looking really uncomfortable, is the latest advance in electroact...

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03.01.07
Research shows live bacteria can lessen earthquake damage
03.01.07

Research shows live bacteria can lessen earthquake damage

Bacteria aren't lookin' too shabby these days, aiding in digestive health and even moonlighting as...

By Jeannie Choe,   03.01.07
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