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Pardon the alliteration, but we're excited about the proposition here. For years -- millenniums, even -- scientists have been trying to figure out how to manipulate minuscule devices with magnets, and at long last, we've got a breakthrough in the field. Metin Sitti, an associate professor of mecha...

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Sure, you've got an iPod Nano in your pocket and a VIA Nano in your custom PC, but we're willing to bet you don't have any nanomachines in your arteries at the moment. Two scientists from the Universities of Sheffield and Barcelona, Ramin Golestanian and Pietro Tierno, hope to change that by turni...

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It's fairly reassuring that if those rollable, water-powered, paper, and ultracapacitor-based battery ideas don't exactly pan out, we've got yet another idea coming out of MIT that just might gain traction. Apparently, scientists at the university are working on self-assembling Li-ion cells when not...

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Konami really loves the PSP. Even more than terrorists. A few days ago, they announced the not-so-imaginatively named Pocket Racers, which places you in Micro Machines-sized racers speeding through real-world environments. It's like Honey, I Shrunk the Kids... but with cars! Well, that was a lame a...

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Wow. I was so thrilled at the news that Micro Machines v4 was headed for the PSP that I yawned exactly three times. Admittedly, I could be alone on this side of the fence. Maybe there're people out there who like the idea of racing tiny cars around normally mundane environments like your kitchen. Ma...

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