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09.25.13
UCSD engineers develop mini wide-angle lens that's ten times smaller than a regular one
09.25.13

UCSD engineers develop mini wide-angle lens that's ten times smaller than a regular one

What you see here, dear readers, is the image of a fiber-coupled monocentric lens camera that was...

By E. Alvarez,   09.25.13
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10.04.12
Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster
10.04.12

Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have devised new algorithms that could cut l...

By A. Santos,   10.04.12
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09.11.12
Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road
09.11.12

Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road

Google is well-known for projects with unexpected origins. It's almost natural, then, that the co...

By J. Fingas,   09.11.12
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08.08.11
Optical 'diode' lends hope to photonic computing, rayguns
08.08.11

Optical 'diode' lends hope to photonic computing, rayguns

The trouble with pesky Photon, at least as far as ultra-fast optical computing is concerned, is t...

By S. Sakr,   08.08.11
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08.03.11
Archaeologists eschewing traditional whip / leather jacket combo for Kinect controllers
08.03.11

Archaeologists eschewing traditional whip / leather jacket combo for Kinect controllers

The latest must-have piece of technology in the archaeological world? The Kinect. Students from t...

By B. Heater,   08.03.11
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06.17.11
Scent generator threatens to waft Odorama into the 21st century
06.17.11

Scent generator threatens to waft Odorama into the 21st century

Finally, an invention John Waters can get behind. When the harbinger of filth brought the odifero...

By C. Trout,   06.17.11
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06.13.11
Moneta Onyx phase-change memory prototype can write some data 7x faster than traditional SSDs
06.13.11

Moneta Onyx phase-change memory prototype can write some data 7x faster than traditional SSDs

As file sizes for many data types continue to grow, smaller chunks are also becoming more ubiquitou...

By Z. Honig,   06.13.11
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05.14.10
Hackers can remotely disable your car's brakes, create sensationalist headlines
05.14.10

Hackers can remotely disable your car's brakes, create sensationalist headlines

We think you're going to be hearing a lot about this one over the next few days... or weeks. A team...

By T. Stevens,   05.14.10
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12.09.09
Study finds Americans consume 34 gigabytes of information per day
12.09.09

Study finds Americans consume 34 gigabytes of information per day

Well, it's a good thing life comes with an unlimited data plan, as a recent study conducted by the...

By D. Melanson,   12.09.09
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