Universityofsheffield

08.03.14
Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface
08.03.14

Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface

Scientists have dreamed of painting solar cells to generate energy on just about any surface, but...

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07.06.14
These drones learn about their world (and each other) as they fly
07.06.14

These drones learn about their world (and each other) as they fly

Flying robots can already spot some objects by themselves and occasionally improvise, but they'd i...

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05.05.14
Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA
05.05.14

Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village...

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04.20.11
External voice box prototype helps cancer, stroke sufferers regain speech
04.20.11

External voice box prototype helps cancer, stroke sufferers regain speech

A team of UK scientists has developed a headset that can bring voices back to those who have lost t...

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07.22.10
New biggest star discovered, is not Justin Bieber
07.22.10

New biggest star discovered, is not Justin Bieber

You know how sometimes you're just sitting out in a field with your homies, looking up at the stars...

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12.04.08
Microscopic wheel will spin straight to your heart, literally
12.04.08

Microscopic wheel will spin straight to your heart, literally

Sure, you've got an iPod Nano in your pocket and a VIA Nano in your custom PC, but we're willing to...

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07.30.08
Anton the robotic tongue has saved you from electrode doom
07.30.08

Anton the robotic tongue has saved you from electrode doom

So we had a choice: either we let scientists at the University of Sheffield attach electrodes to ou...

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