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10.13.14
Scientists want you to find cosmic rays using your phone's camera
10.13.14

Scientists want you to find cosmic rays using your phone's camera

Cosmic ray particles hit Earth's atmosphere all the time, but finding them is tough; even the most...

By J. Fingas,   10.13.14
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08.28.14
Researchers working on nanobots that directly attack tumors to cure cancer
08.28.14

Researchers working on nanobots that directly attack tumors to cure cancer

For all the advancements we've made with technology and medicine, a cure for cancer still eludes u...

By T. Seppala,   08.28.14
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02.21.14
Samsung and UCSF create a research space for mobile health tech
02.21.14

Samsung and UCSF create a research space for mobile health tech

Samsung has been developing its own mobile health technology, but it knows that it can't do everyt...

By J. Fingas,   02.21.14
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10.04.12
Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster
10.04.12

Researchers create algorithms that could help lithium-ion batteries charge two times faster

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have devised new algorithms that could cut l...

By A. Santos,   10.04.12
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08.25.12
Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again
08.25.12

Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   08.25.12
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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

By J. Rigg,   08.11.12
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05.11.12
University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery
05.11.12

University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery

We're used to batteries powering a lot of devices, but the University of California, Riverside is...

By J. Fingas,   05.11.12
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04.19.12
Barobo's Mobot goes up for pre-order, slinks toward your impressionable children (video)
04.19.12

Barobo's Mobot goes up for pre-order, slinks toward your impressionable children (video)

In what may be the first notable instance of a product actually losing the "i" in favor of building...

By D. Murph,   04.19.12
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08.08.11
Optical 'diode' lends hope to photonic computing, rayguns
08.08.11

Optical 'diode' lends hope to photonic computing, rayguns

The trouble with pesky Photon, at least as far as ultra-fast optical computing is concerned, is t...

By S. Sakr,   08.08.11
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