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12.12.11
Researchers build world's smallest steam engine that could
12.12.11

Researchers build world's smallest steam engine that could

Wanna create your very own microscopic steam engine? Just take a colloid particle, put it in wa...

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12.04.11
German researchers create smudge repellent coating from candle soot
12.04.11

German researchers create smudge repellent coating from candle soot

While they're working on the lack of feedback, and need for exposed skin problems for touch scree...

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03.25.11
Researchers produce cheaper, 'cooler' semiconductor nanowires
03.25.11

Researchers produce cheaper, 'cooler' semiconductor nanowires

Advances in nanowires may occur on a pretty regular basis these days, but this new development out...

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01.28.11
New research suggests our brains delete information at an 'extraordinarily high' rate
01.28.11

New research suggests our brains delete information at an 'extraordinarily high' rate

The mysteries of the brain may be virtually endless, but a team of researchers from two institutes...

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08.07.10
Robot arm takes engineers for a virtual reality Formula 1 ride (video)
08.07.10

Robot arm takes engineers for a virtual reality Formula 1 ride (video)

As it turns out, industrial-strength robot arms are good for more than amusing hijinks and the occa...

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