University of washington

06.05.15
Scientists beam power to a fitness tracker via WiFi
06.05.15

Scientists beam power to a fitness tracker via WiFi

Wireless electricity transmission sounds... dangerous, but the ability to do it could transform th...

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05.18.15
Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos
05.18.15

Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos

There are a zillion digital photos in the public domain and scientists have just figured out somet...

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03.02.14
Watch out Kinect, AllSee does gesture control without a camera
03.02.14

Watch out Kinect, AllSee does gesture control without a camera

What if you could turn the music down on your phone by just waving your hand? That's the idea behi...

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09.12.13
Peripheral Vision 003: Professor John Slough on how nuclear power could get us to Mars in 30 days
09.12.13

Peripheral Vision 003: Professor John Slough on how nuclear power could get us to Mars in 30 days

"We thought of a clever idea of how you might use fusion to do manned space travel," explains John...

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09.21.11
Squid extract bridges human / machine divide, cyborgs to become very real
09.21.11

Squid extract bridges human / machine divide, cyborgs to become very real

If we ever manage to capture a live giant squid, researchers at the University of Washington are...

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09.19.11
Gamers pwn University of Washington scientists, solve decade-long simian AIDS protein conundrum (video)
09.19.11

Gamers pwn University of Washington scientists, solve decade-long simian AIDS protein conundrum (video)

No gamer's escaped the throes of adolescence without hearing the damning refrain, "Video games'll...

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06.03.11
EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent
06.03.11

EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent

It takes a lot of energy for computing systems or data centers to patch up critical errors, but what...

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04.29.11
Computer scientists tackle the hard, long-lasting question of 'that's what she said'
04.29.11

Computer scientists tackle the hard, long-lasting question of 'that's what she said'

Humor: it's what separates humans from machines, GlaDOS from HAL 9000, and even a good boss from a...

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01.20.11
University of Washington students hack Kinect to aid in robotic surgery
01.20.11

University of Washington students hack Kinect to aid in robotic surgery

We're sure that a time will come when we're slightly less amazed by Kinect hacks but, right now, we'...

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