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06.28.15
Telescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds
06.28.15

Telescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds

In the hunt for planets around distant stars, the stars themselves are often the worst enemy. They...

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04.13.15
Supernovae suggest the universe is growing slower than expected
04.13.15

Supernovae suggest the universe is growing slower than expected

Don't look now, but what you know about the universe's growth might have been turned on its ear....

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01.23.14
Tiny power plant can charge a pacemaker through heartbeats
01.23.14

Tiny power plant can charge a pacemaker through heartbeats

Pacemakers and other electronic implants are a pain to keep running -- patients need surgery to re...

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07.06.12
Robotic legs simulate our neural system, lurch along in the most human-like way so far
07.06.12

Robotic legs simulate our neural system, lurch along in the most human-like way so far

We've seen some pretty wonky bipedal robots before, but scientists at the University of Arizona ha...

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12.15.10
UA engineers develop 'invisible,' fiber optic border monitoring system
12.15.10

UA engineers develop 'invisible,' fiber optic border monitoring system

As if the nation's overexcited and misguided border vigilantes didn't have enough ways to trigger a...

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11.04.10
Dynamic 3D holograms can now refresh every two seconds, save galaxies in their spare time
11.04.10

Dynamic 3D holograms can now refresh every two seconds, save galaxies in their spare time

Perhaps the biggest challenge in making holograms usable on a daily basis -- aside from having to f...

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02.06.08
Dynamic holographic displays are finally here, a couple decades late
02.06.08

Dynamic holographic displays are finally here, a couple decades late

Face it, the past few decades of flat holograms have been a sham. Baseball cards? Security logos? S...

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11.08.07
Robo-moth can't flap, still likes flames
11.08.07

Robo-moth can't flap, still likes flames

We're no strangers to the use and abuse of insects in the name of science, but we've gotta say that...

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06.15.07
Traffic simulation software lets officials plan evacuation strategies
06.15.07

Traffic simulation software lets officials plan evacuation strategies

The image of a backed-up highway leading away from the scene of a natural disaster may soon be hist...

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