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12.27.15
Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials
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Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials

Those odd shapes hint at a future of artificial structures with lifelike behavior.

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08.14.15
'Mommy robot' can build and test its own babies
08.14.15

'Mommy robot' can build and test its own babies

And it can do so without human intervention.

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01.07.15
Motion capture suits can detect lies better by tracking your fidgeting
01.07.15

Motion capture suits can detect lies better by tracking your fidgeting

Stone-cold bad guys don't worry about lie detectors, because they can only suss out fibs 60 percen...

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11.04.13
Quantum data lock promises leak-proof security
11.04.13

Quantum data lock promises leak-proof security

Quantum cryptography is secure against intruders, since you can't intercept data in mid-flight wit...

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05.06.13
EDSAC, the first 'practical' civilian computer, turns 64
05.06.13

EDSAC, the first 'practical' civilian computer, turns 64

On May 6th, 1949 EDSAC (or Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator) ran its first programs,...

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02.03.13
University of Cambridge chip moves data in 3D through magnetic spin
02.03.13

University of Cambridge chip moves data in 3D through magnetic spin

Chips that have 3D elements to them are very much real. Moving data in 3D hasn't been truly viable...

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06.23.12
Phase change memory breakthrough could lead to gigahertz-plus data transfers, make SSDs seem pokey
06.23.12

Phase change memory breakthrough could lead to gigahertz-plus data transfers, make SSDs seem pokey

Often considered the eventual successor to flash, phase change memory has had a tough time getting...

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11.25.11
Cambridge researchers translate graphene into printable circuitry material, bring basic 'Skynet' factory to you
11.25.11

Cambridge researchers translate graphene into printable circuitry material, bring basic 'Skynet' factory to you

Yes, graphene is amazing and possesses many useful / otherworldly properties. The ability to use...

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08.06.11
Cambridge researchers tout new location-based method to predict friends on social networks
08.06.11

Cambridge researchers tout new location-based method to predict friends on social networks

Friend suggestions on social networks may already be a little too eerily accurate for some, but a...

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