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03.25.15
Public medical database aims to 'open-source' your body
03.25.15

Public medical database aims to 'open-source' your body

Science needs your private data to speed up breakthroughs. Researchers find it increasingly hard t...

By M. Lalwani,   03.25.15
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10.28.14
Researchers create a virtual screen with touchable objects
10.28.14

Researchers create a virtual screen with touchable objects

A team from the University of Tokyo is putting their own spin on a touchscreen. By combining an in...

By E. Alvarez,   10.28.14
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07.10.14
Kids with disabilities can teach this robot how to play 'Angry Birds'
07.10.14

Kids with disabilities can teach this robot how to play 'Angry Birds'

As a way to help children dealing with cognitive and motor-skill disabilities, researchers from Ge...

By E. Alvarez,   07.10.14
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01.24.13
Scientists encode Shakespeare sonnets, MP3 and more into glitch-free DNA
01.24.13

Scientists encode Shakespeare sonnets, MP3 and more into glitch-free DNA

We've seen scientists experiment with DNA as a storage medium -- most recently with a Harvard team...

By S. Silbert,   01.24.13
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12.10.12
Researchers devise contact lens with built-in LCD (video)
12.10.12

Researchers devise contact lens with built-in LCD (video)

Another day, another step towards technologically tricked out contact lenses. The latest developme...

By A. Santos,   12.10.12
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10.26.12
Researchers create video game that monitors heart rate to keep children's anger in check
10.26.12

Researchers create video game that monitors heart rate to keep children's anger in check

Nintendo may have left its Vitality Sensor by the wayside, but researchers at Boston Children's Ho...

By A. Santos,   10.26.12
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10.17.12
Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code
10.17.12

Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code

Japan's four-inch FITSAT-1 orbiters were released from Japan's Kibo laboratory on the ISS last wee...

By S. Dent,   10.17.12
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10.09.12
Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night
10.09.12

Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night

The Polaris rover may look a little punk rock, but that mohawk is no fashion statement. It's for...

By J. Rigg,   10.09.12
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10.09.12
Microsoft Research crafts wrist-worn device that tracks hand gestures in 3D space (video)
10.09.12

Microsoft Research crafts wrist-worn device that tracks hand gestures in 3D space (video)

A team led by researchers at Microsoft's UK-based R&D lab has crafted a system that tracks the...

By A. Santos,   10.09.12
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