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09.13.12
Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pi and Lego, managed by humans rather than Minifigs
09.13.12

Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pi and Lego, managed by humans rather than Minifigs

If you're a computational engineer, there's no question about what you do with the Raspberry Pi: y...

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08.26.12
Scientists investigating AI-based traffic control, so we can only blame the jams on ourselves
08.26.12

Scientists investigating AI-based traffic control, so we can only blame the jams on ourselves

Ever found yourself stuck at the lights convinced that whatever is controlling these things is jus...

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06.14.12
Sharp Labs Europe develops portable microfluidic chip that completes blood tests in minutes
06.14.12

Sharp Labs Europe develops portable microfluidic chip that completes blood tests in minutes

In partnership with the University of Southampton, Sharp Labs Europe is developing a mobile lab-on...

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01.18.12
The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science
01.18.12

The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science

There's no superhero origin story that begins with a bite (or a lick?) from a gecko. Plain 'ol wall...

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08.17.11
Nano-structured glass creates new type of computer memory
08.17.11

Nano-structured glass creates new type of computer memory

We've sure come a long way since frying ants with a magnifying glass. Researchers at the University...

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07.29.11
3D-printed plane takes to the skies, sounds like a Black & Decker (video)
07.29.11

3D-printed plane takes to the skies, sounds like a Black & Decker (video)

You know what's pleasing about this plastic drone, aside from the fact it flies? It took just a w...

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07.11.11
British researchers design a million-chip neural network 1/100 as complex as your brain
07.11.11

British researchers design a million-chip neural network 1/100 as complex as your brain

If you want some idea of the complexity of the human brain, consider this: a group of British univer...

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11.14.10
Scientists put color on your bling with micro carvings, gangsters pacified
11.14.10

Scientists put color on your bling with micro carvings, gangsters pacified

Remember that time when you sipped some herbal tea and thought, "I really want a pink gold ring?" Y...

By R. Lai,   11.14.10
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10.13.10
Biometric ear scanning developed as a comical alternative to iris, fingerprint scans
10.13.10

Biometric ear scanning developed as a comical alternative to iris, fingerprint scans

The field of biometrics is a never-ending spectacle of palm readers, fingerprint and iris scanners,...

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