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02.08.16
3D hand scanner could give you custom braces
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3D hand scanner could give you custom braces

The student-made gear could fill big gaps in health care and design.

By J. Fingas,   02.08.16
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02.08.16
The environmentally friendly rainbow laser forest
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The environmentally friendly rainbow laser forest

State forest agencies and private plantations use lasers to measure tree health and prevent logging waste.

By A. Souppouris,   02.08.16
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02.08.16
iRobot is selling off its military division
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iRobot is selling off its military division

If only the bomb-disarming robots could vacuum.

By S. Dent,   02.08.16
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Experiment to determine why astronauts feel weak back on Earth
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Experiment to determine why astronauts feel weak back on Earth

The Marrow experiment will gauge how blood cells change in space.

By J. Fingas,   02.08.16
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02.07.16
Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices
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Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices

MIT's design brings machine learning to low-power gadgets.

By J. Fingas,   02.07.16
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02.07.16
Smallest-ever optical switch revolves around one atom
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Smallest-ever optical switch revolves around one atom

It's actually smaller than the light beam it needs to work.

By J. Fingas,   02.07.16
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02.07.16
Scientists decode the bedbug's genes to help kill it
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Scientists decode the bedbug's genes to help kill it

Understanding its genome could lead to better pest control.

By J. Fingas,   02.07.16
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02.07.16
Ben Heck's Raspberry Pi Bitscope mod
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Ben Heck's Raspberry Pi Bitscope mod

Fun with Autodesk Fusion 360.

By element14,   02.07.16
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