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06.16.15
Big news outlets are researching drones at Virginia Tech
06.16.15

Big news outlets are researching drones at Virginia Tech

CNN already announced its intent to make drones part of news coverage. It's not the only media out...

By B. Steele,   06.16.15
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04.05.13
Virginia Tech learns how to get hydrogen from any plant, might lower fuel cell costs
04.05.13

Virginia Tech learns how to get hydrogen from any plant, might lower fuel cell costs

Hydrogen fuel cell cars have any number of hurdles to overcome, whether it's widespread adoption o...

By J. Fingas,   04.05.13
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03.29.13
Giant robot jellyfish reporting for recon duty, sir (video)
03.29.13

Giant robot jellyfish reporting for recon duty, sir (video)

As if there weren't enough real jellyfish around to trigger our thalassophobia, researchers at Vir...

By J. Rigg,   03.29.13
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11.15.12
LTE: fast, global, silenced by a $650 radio jammer
11.15.12

LTE: fast, global, silenced by a $650 radio jammer

Oh gosh, we haven't been so panicked since our phones were hypothetically possessed by demons. And...

By S. Sakr,   11.15.12
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03.21.12
Robot jellyfish feeds on its surroundings, looks for a job in underwater surveillance
03.21.12

Robot jellyfish feeds on its surroundings, looks for a job in underwater surveillance

We've seen plenty of robots inspired by nature, but this robot jellyfish developed by researchers...

By D. Melanson,   03.21.12
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03.11.12
SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot
03.11.12

SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot

It took six years, but at long last, Anna Konda has a formidable firefighting partner. SAFFiR, also...

By D. Murph,   03.11.12
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12.23.11
VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer
12.23.11

VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer

If basking in the presence of a powerful supercomputer is on your list of "must-haves" when selec...

By Z. Lutz,   12.23.11
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07.12.11
DARwin-OP, CHARLI-2 humanoids make history at RoboCup 2011, 'U-S-A!' chants ensue (video)
07.12.11

DARwin-OP, CHARLI-2 humanoids make history at RoboCup 2011, 'U-S-A!' chants ensue (video)

While most American sports fans were busy celebrating a World Cup victory over Brazil this weekend,...

By A. Toor,   07.12.11
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02.20.11
Robot hand hits 20WPM, nearly ready to embrace infinite monkey theorem
02.20.11

Robot hand hits 20WPM, nearly ready to embrace infinite monkey theorem

Robot hands have been grabbing, crushing, drawing and otherwise actuating for years, but have you e...

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