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02.25.16
A real suicide bomb detector should arrive this year
02.25.16

A real suicide bomb detector should arrive this year

After years of dodgy detectors, one company claims to have a real solution.

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01.14.16
DARPA wants help hunting for individual photons
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DARPA wants help hunting for individual photons

Agency needs scientists to push the boundaries of quantum physics to improve computer imaging systems.

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02.01.15
Pocket ghost detector may be as hard to find as its targets (update: details)
02.01.15

Pocket ghost detector may be as hard to find as its targets (update: details)

Let's get this out of the way: ghost detection is based on junk science. It's trying to prove some...

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12.14.14
Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices
12.14.14

Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices

Spiders might creep you out, but don't dismiss them too quickly -- they may well be the ticket to...

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06.24.14
Super-sensitive chip can sniff out bombs from 16 feet away
06.24.14

Super-sensitive chip can sniff out bombs from 16 feet away

Let's face it: the theatrical security procedures at airports aren't going away any time soon. How...

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11.05.12
Radioactive Orchestra 2.0 takes the music live, makes sweet photonic melodies (video)
11.05.12

Radioactive Orchestra 2.0 takes the music live, makes sweet photonic melodies (video)

Sweden's Kollektivet Livet took a step towards demystifying the invisible energy around us last ye...

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10.12.11
MIT researchers suggest graphene could be used to build a better camera sensor
10.12.11

MIT researchers suggest graphene could be used to build a better camera sensor

As you may have noticed from the pace of research over the past few years, graphene is promising t...

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09.19.11
Researchers use wireless network to monitor breathing, could save lives
09.19.11

Researchers use wireless network to monitor breathing, could save lives

When Neal Patwari and his team of researchers developed a wireless network capable of seeing th...

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