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06.19.13
University of Tokyo's fast-tracking camera system could revolutionize sports coverage (video)
06.19.13

University of Tokyo's fast-tracking camera system could revolutionize sports coverage (video)

Researchers at the University of Tokyo's Ishikawa Oku Lab have been hard at work on a camera syste...

By B. Heater,   06.19.13
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02.06.13
Scientists let a moth drive a robot, study its tracking behavior (video)
02.06.13

Scientists let a moth drive a robot, study its tracking behavior (video)

Insect-inspired robots are nothing new, but an insect driving a robot is decidedly novel. Graduate...

By N. Lee,   02.06.13
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12.12.12
Kenshiro robot has muscle and bones, is ready to stretch its way into your nightmares
12.12.12

Kenshiro robot has muscle and bones, is ready to stretch its way into your nightmares

Add this to the list of terrifying robots we hope to never be chased by. Thankfully, Kenshiro here...

By B. Heater,   12.12.12
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11.20.12
3D book scanner blows through tomes at 250 pages per minute
11.20.12

3D book scanner blows through tomes at 250 pages per minute

Dai Nippon Printing probably isn't a company you're terribly familiar with, but you might feel inc...

By T. O'Brien,   11.20.12
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10.30.12
University of Tokyo turns real paper and ink into a display, could share doodles from a distance (video)
10.30.12

University of Tokyo turns real paper and ink into a display, could share doodles from a distance (video)

Forget e-paper: if the University of Tokyo's Naemura Lab has its way, we'll interact with the real...

By J. Fingas,   10.30.12
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06.29.12
University of Tokyo builds a soap bubble 3D screen, guarantees your display stays squeaky clean (video)
06.29.12

University of Tokyo builds a soap bubble 3D screen, guarantees your display stays squeaky clean (video)

There are waterfall screens, but what if you'd like your display to be a little more... pristine?...

By J. Fingas,   06.29.12
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06.27.12
Japanese robot trolls humans at rock-paper-scissors, sadly wasn't named the UMADBRO 9000 (video)
06.27.12

Japanese robot trolls humans at rock-paper-scissors, sadly wasn't named the UMADBRO 9000 (video)

Japan got itself in the good graces of many a Futurama fan after creating Bender's ancestor. Then...

By J. Hidalgo,   06.27.12
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04.04.12
Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair
04.04.12

Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair

You've probably heard that the sun is strong enough to power our planet many times over, but withou...

By Z. Honig,   04.04.12
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10.06.11
Robot uses semantic search to get a Subway sandwich, do Jared's evil bidding (video)
10.06.11

Robot uses semantic search to get a Subway sandwich, do Jared's evil bidding (video)

Old PR2 can already fold towels, play pool and grab an ice cold beer -- really, the Willow Garage...

By B. Heater,   10.06.11
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