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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...

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08.25.12
Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again
08.25.12

Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

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05.11.12
University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery
05.11.12

University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery

We're used to batteries powering a lot of devices, but the University of California, Riverside is...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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11.27.10
Modified radar gun identifies suicide bombers up to ten meters away
11.27.10

Modified radar gun identifies suicide bombers up to ten meters away

William Fox of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey and John Vesecky, his colleague at UC Sant...

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