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12.22.15
Magnets could soon track your fingers in virtual reality
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Magnets could soon track your fingers in virtual reality

Oculus hopes you'll one day grab VR objects thanks to magnetic sensors.

By J. Fingas,   12.22.15
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09.11.15
Wrist sensor logs the devices you use and your power consumption
09.11.15

Wrist sensor logs the devices you use and your power consumption

Here's a promising experimental device for eco-conscious individuals and roommates who want a fair division of electric bills.

By M. Moon,   09.11.15
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06.14.15
Celebrities get digital puppets made from paparazzi photos
06.14.15

Celebrities get digital puppets made from paparazzi photos

Typically, recreating a celebrity as an animated 3D character requires painstaking modeling based...

By J. Fingas,   06.14.15
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02.01.15
Gas planets can become habitable if their stars get grabby
02.01.15

Gas planets can become habitable if their stars get grabby

It's tempting to think of gas planets as permanently hostile to life as we know it. A pair of Univ...

By J. Fingas,   02.01.15
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11.06.14
Study proves that we can control each other's brains over the internet
11.06.14

Study proves that we can control each other's brains over the internet

A group of University of Washington researchers showed a year ago that brain-to-brain interfacing...

By M. Moon,   11.06.14
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08.28.14
Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot
08.28.14

Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot

Want to make sure your newborn baby's jaundice-free? There's an app for that! A team of researcher...

By M. Moon,   08.28.14
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08.14.14
Grade-school gamers test the foundation of DARPA's next training software
08.14.14

Grade-school gamers test the foundation of DARPA's next training software

Inside the University of Washington's Center for Game Science (CGS), there's a department that is...

By B. Steele,   08.14.14
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08.13.14
Schools find ways to get more women into computer science courses
08.13.14

Schools find ways to get more women into computer science courses

Technology giants like Apple and Google are frequently dominated by men, in part because relativel...

By J. Fingas,   08.13.14
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06.12.14
Visual encyclopedia builds itself by scouring the internet
06.12.14

Visual encyclopedia builds itself by scouring the internet

Crowdsourced knowledge bases like Wikipedia encompass a lot of knowledge, but humans can only add...

By J. Fingas,   06.12.14
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