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You might not have heard of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), but there are likely a bunch in your new smartphone -- they make possible the tiny accelerometers and gyroscopes needed to detect motion as your device swings around. However, last week students at the University of Twente demonstra

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While we certainly hope the average (read: not GI) jane / joe isn't overly concerned about the rate at which homegrown explosions detonate as desired, we understand the Army's need to have more faith in their own munitions. Reportedly, a new \"smart fuse\" conjured up at Georgia Tech could soon preven

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Try not to get too frenetic here, but a couple of gurus at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland have reportedly created an \"incredible levitation effect by engineering the force of nature which normally causes objects to stick together.\" In layman's terms, the scientists have devised a way to r

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