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09.14.12
Pressure-sensing PC technology knows when you're busy, blocks notifications accordingly
09.14.12

Pressure-sensing PC technology knows when you're busy, blocks notifications accordingly

We know better than most that when you're working to a deadline, constant pop-ups, notifications a...

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07.07.12
Japanese group transmits electricity through 4-inch concrete block, could power cars on roads
07.07.12

Japanese group transmits electricity through 4-inch concrete block, could power cars on roads

The decision to invest in an electric vehicle would be much easier to justify if the car in questi...

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06.19.12
Robot with tactile sensor is better at identifying materials than you are (but only wants to help)
06.19.12

Robot with tactile sensor is better at identifying materials than you are (but only wants to help)

Researchers at USC's Viterbi School of Engineering have developed a robot capable of identifying m...

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03.12.12
IBM's Holey Optochip transmits 1Tbps of data, is named awesomely
03.12.12

IBM's Holey Optochip transmits 1Tbps of data, is named awesomely

Be honest: was there any doubt whatsoever that something called a "Holey Optochip" would be anything...

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03.10.12
Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule
03.10.12

Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule

The headline sums it up nicely but really, those photographic acrobatics account for only part of...

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02.08.12
Researchers get CPUs and GPUs talking, boost PC performance by 20 percent
02.08.12

Researchers get CPUs and GPUs talking, boost PC performance by 20 percent

How do you fancy a 20 percent boost to your processor's performance? Research from the North Caroli...

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01.24.12
Researchers develop 'wireless optical brain router' to manipulate brain cells
01.24.12

Researchers develop 'wireless optical brain router' to manipulate brain cells

Optogenetics might be a relatively unknown area of neuroscience, but it's one that, thanks to some n...

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12.29.11
Slime molds could hold key to new kinds of intelligence, help Statue of Liberty walk
12.29.11

Slime molds could hold key to new kinds of intelligence, help Statue of Liberty walk

See that yellow amoeboid slime mold? It's up to something. A team of Japanese scientists at Futur...

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07.22.11
IBM rig doesn't look like much, scans 10 billion files in 43 minutes
07.22.11

IBM rig doesn't look like much, scans 10 billion files in 43 minutes

Someone ought to gift these IBM researchers a better camera, because their latest General Paralle...

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