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07.02.15
DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way
07.02.15

DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way

In what is being called the "most comprehensive" study of its kind, a team from the University of...

By A. Tarantola,   07.02.15
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06.22.14
Chicago is getting lamp posts that count people and track pollution
06.22.14

Chicago is getting lamp posts that count people and track pollution

Apparently, Chicago is becoming even more like its Watch Dogs doppelganger than we first thought....

By J. Fingas,   06.22.14
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10.15.13
Researchers fake sense of touch in monkey brains, hope to build a better prosthetic
10.15.13

Researchers fake sense of touch in monkey brains, hope to build a better prosthetic

Medical prosthetics have come a long way in recent years, but with a few exceptions, artificial li...

By T. Seppala,   10.15.13
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02.15.12
Universal robot gripper sinks shots, throws darts, makes us feel inadequate (video)
02.15.12

Universal robot gripper sinks shots, throws darts, makes us feel inadequate (video)

Soon there will be little left for us puny humans. Robots have long since replaced us at most menia...

By T. O'Brien,   02.15.12
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09.22.11
Volunteer scientists discover two possible planets, tell NASA it missed a spot
09.22.11

Volunteer scientists discover two possible planets, tell NASA it missed a spot

Proving it's not all about edu-mah-cation, a group of casual star-gazers has stumbled upon what mig...

By M. Smith,   09.22.11
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10.27.10
University of Chicago, Cornell researchers develop universal robotic gripper
10.27.10

University of Chicago, Cornell researchers develop universal robotic gripper

Robotic hands are usually just that -- hands -- but some researchers from the University of Chicago...

By D. Melanson,   10.27.10
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