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03.31.15
Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public
03.31.15

Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public

Fear of public speaking is quite common, and chances are you either know someone who has it or you...

By M. Moon,   03.31.15
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09.29.14
Scientists make an invisibility cloak using off-the-shelf optical lenses
09.29.14

Scientists make an invisibility cloak using off-the-shelf optical lenses

Most invisibility cloaks require fairly exotic technology to work, such as fiber optics or light-a...

By J. Fingas,   09.29.14
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08.09.13
nEmesis system machine reads tweets, tells you which burrito joint to avoid
08.09.13

nEmesis system machine reads tweets, tells you which burrito joint to avoid

We all know that customer reviews can be prone to, shall we say, a little positive engineering. Wh...

By J. Trew,   08.09.13
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12.14.12
Scientists demonstrate unjammable radar based on quantum imaging
12.14.12

Scientists demonstrate unjammable radar based on quantum imaging

Unfortunately for those in the enemy tracking game, sophisticated aircraft-equipped anti-detection...

By S. Dent,   12.14.12
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03.15.12
Neutrinos can transmit messages through walls, mountains, planets
03.15.12

Neutrinos can transmit messages through walls, mountains, planets

Neutrinos may not travel as fast as we first hoped, but then they have other special abilities to m...

By S. Sakr,   03.15.12
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02.21.11
New high-res imaging could make biopsies obsolete, doctors still cutting up in meantime
02.21.11

New high-res imaging could make biopsies obsolete, doctors still cutting up in meantime

So maybe a true-to-life Innerspace is still a few years off, but a professor at the University of R...

By C. Trout,   02.21.11
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10.29.09
Digital camera inventor Steve Sasson collects honorary PhD, Economist award
10.29.09

Digital camera inventor Steve Sasson collects honorary PhD, Economist award

If there's one thing we know about geeks, it's that they hate having nothing to do. Bill Gates has...

By Vlad Savov,   10.29.09
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05.31.09
Ultra-powerful laser could make incandescent light bulbs more efficient
05.31.09

Ultra-powerful laser could make incandescent light bulbs more efficient

Look, LED light bulbs are fanciful, great for Ma Earth and a fine addition to any home, barber shop...

By D. Murph,   05.31.09
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05.11.09
Nanocrystal breakthrough promises more versatile lasers, world peace
05.11.09

Nanocrystal breakthrough promises more versatile lasers, world peace

For the longest while, scientists have been flummoxed by the incessant coruscating emitted by indi...

By D. Murph,   05.11.09
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