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11.16.13
World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality
11.16.13

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is really hard. For one thing q...

By S. Buckley,   11.16.13
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03.01.13
iPad navigates self-driving car
03.01.13

iPad navigates self-driving car

Researchers at Oxford University are working on technology that would let you ride in a self-dr...

By K. Hodgkins,   03.01.13
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05.23.12
Oxford makes big push into Bigfoot research, enlists Swiss zoologists for DNA study
05.23.12

Oxford makes big push into Bigfoot research, enlists Swiss zoologists for DNA study

The search for Bigfoot continues and, no, that's not a nod to a very special episode of Unsolved M...

By J. Volpe,   05.23.12
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04.16.12
Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs
04.16.12

Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs

Two of the world's most hallowed libraries are about to get even quieter, having been given $3 mil...

By S. Sakr,   04.16.12
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01.26.12
X-ray laser bakes solid plasma from aluminum foil, brings us closer to nuclear fusion
01.26.12

X-ray laser bakes solid plasma from aluminum foil, brings us closer to nuclear fusion

Nuclear fusion, like flying cars, is one of those transparent, dangling carrots that've been stymyi...

By J. Volpe,   01.26.12
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10.10.11
Oxford researchers show off autonomous Wildcat vehicle, no GPS required
10.10.11

Oxford researchers show off autonomous Wildcat vehicle, no GPS required

BAE Systems has spent years developing an autonomous vehicle based on the rather menacing Bowler...

By D. Melanson,   10.10.11
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01.21.11
Scientists create 10 billion qubits in silicon, get us closer than ever to quantum computing
01.21.11

Scientists create 10 billion qubits in silicon, get us closer than ever to quantum computing

We are totally ready for a quantum computer. Browse the dusty Engadget archives and you'll find man...

By T. Stevens,   01.21.11
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11.05.10
Oxford neuroscientists shock the parietal lobe, improve math scores
11.05.10

Oxford neuroscientists shock the parietal lobe, improve math scores

We always knew that the willy-nilly application of electricity (or, for that matter, radiation) end...

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