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05.18.15
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar
05.18.15

Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar

Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refi...

By T. Seppala,   05.18.15
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06.27.12
CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round
06.27.12

CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round

Computers are normally limited by the fixed nature of their chipsets: once the silicon is out of th...

By J. Fingas,   06.27.12
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10.08.11
CLASH is an adorable, cloth-climbing roach-bot (video)
10.08.11

CLASH is an adorable, cloth-climbing roach-bot (video)

Generally the words "roach" and "adorable" don't get thrown together. But, one look at the video...

By T. O'Brien,   10.08.11
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07.22.11
Samsung studies 3D viewing discomfort, finds out bloggers don't read
07.22.11

Samsung studies 3D viewing discomfort, finds out bloggers don't read

Judging by the headlines today, Samsung's 3D R&D department made a huge mistake, just check t...

By R. Lawler,   07.22.11
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05.16.11
Paralyzed student uses robotic exoskeleton to walk at college graduation (video)
05.16.11

Paralyzed student uses robotic exoskeleton to walk at college graduation (video)

Austin Whitney hasn't been able to walk since a 2007 car crash left him paralyzed, but on Saturda...

By A. Toor,   05.16.11
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09.01.09
UC Berkeley researchers tout world's smallest semiconductor laser
09.01.09

UC Berkeley researchers tout world's smallest semiconductor laser

Scientists at the Norfolk State University may laid claim to a "world's smallest laser" title just...

By D. Melanson,   09.01.09
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08.03.09
Glass leaves sweat to generate electricity, get nervous in public situations
08.03.09

Glass leaves sweat to generate electricity, get nervous in public situations

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Michigan and MIT have crea...

By L. Dziuban,   08.03.09
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07.25.09
Monkeys and scientists develop persistent "plug and play" control over brain-to-computer interface
07.25.09

Monkeys and scientists develop persistent "plug and play" control over brain-to-computer interface

While we've seen some pretty amazing things so far with computers jacked into human and monkey brai...

By P. Miller,   07.25.09
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07.22.09
CellScope, the cellphone microscope, gets UV upgrade to spot tiny glowing things
07.22.09

CellScope, the cellphone microscope, gets UV upgrade to spot tiny glowing things

It was over a year ago that UC Berkeley introduced the world to CellScope, the 60x microscope for c...

By T. Stevens,   07.22.09
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