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02.22.13
SpiderSense ultrasonic radar suit lets you know when danger is near
02.22.13

SpiderSense ultrasonic radar suit lets you know when danger is near

Know that feeling when someone wanders too far into your personal space? The University of Illinoi...

By D. Cooper,   02.22.13
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09.28.12
John Rogers returns with a silicon-silk circuit that dissolves inside your body
09.28.12

John Rogers returns with a silicon-silk circuit that dissolves inside your body

While you'd be forgiven for not knowing who John Rogers is, he's certainly graced these pages more...

By D. Cooper,   09.28.12
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05.25.12
Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape
05.25.12

Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape

Remember the Cray XK6 at the University of Illinois that drives the National Science Foundation's...

By J. Trew,   05.25.12
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05.22.12
Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)
05.22.12

Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)

We love finding out how things work, and arguably one of the most important parts of the smartphon...

By J. Fingas,   05.22.12
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05.02.12
A bird in the hand thanks to a robot that can perch
05.02.12

A bird in the hand thanks to a robot that can perch

Land-bound robots? Been there, done that. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Cham...

By S. Silbert,   05.02.12
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12.21.11
Researchers develop self-healing electronics, adamantium sadly not included
12.21.11

Researchers develop self-healing electronics, adamantium sadly not included

In today's feature-laden electronics devices, the failure of one little electronic component can...

By J. Hidalgo,   12.21.11
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11.16.11
University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton
11.16.11

University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton

It used to be that you only needed a bachelor's degree and elbow patches to be taken seriously as...

By S. Sakr,   11.16.11
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08.12.11
EES packs circuits into temporary tattoos, makes medical diagnostics fashionable
08.12.11

EES packs circuits into temporary tattoos, makes medical diagnostics fashionable

Flexible circuit pioneer John Rogers and his team are at it again. This time he's developing a wea...

By D. Cooper,   08.12.11
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08.09.11
IBM and NCSA end their Blue Waters affair, go back to just being supercomputing friends
08.09.11

IBM and NCSA end their Blue Waters affair, go back to just being supercomputing friends

It seems that IBM and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Ill...

By J. Pollicino,   08.09.11
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