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10.19.12
Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads
10.19.12

Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

One way that sensors can track your position without using an array of satellites is by measuring...

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09.24.12
Deezmaker 3D Printer Store opens in Pasadena, will sell you a slice of the future for $600
09.24.12

Deezmaker 3D Printer Store opens in Pasadena, will sell you a slice of the future for $600

If the MakerBot store in Manhattan is the East coast's vanguard for 3D printer stores, Deezmaker's...

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07.23.12
Fake jellyfish made from rat cells have a place in our hearts (video)
07.23.12

Fake jellyfish made from rat cells have a place in our hearts (video)

There's a whole sea of jellyfish out there ready to sting indiscriminately. So, why do we keep try...

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07.30.11
DNA-based artificial neural network is a primitive brain in a test tube (video)
07.30.11

DNA-based artificial neural network is a primitive brain in a test tube (video)

Many simpler forms of life on this planet, including some of our earliest ancestors, don't have p...

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07.23.11
Giant body of water found in space, black hole claims it was just hydrating
07.23.11

Giant body of water found in space, black hole claims it was just hydrating

Is that an intergalactic wave pool, or just a hungry, hungry quasar? Turns out it's a bit of both...

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05.20.11
Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant
05.20.11

Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant

Here's an amazing story to end your week on a high note: a 25-year-old paraplegic is now walking aga...

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05.17.11
Rescue robots map and explore dangerous buildings, prove there's no 'I' in 'team'  (video)
05.17.11

Rescue robots map and explore dangerous buildings, prove there's no 'I' in 'team' (video)

We've seen robots do some pretty heroic things in our time, but engineers from Georgia Tech, the U...

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12.01.10
Caltech sues Nokia, LG, others over camera patents
12.01.10

Caltech sues Nokia, LG, others over camera patents

Sure, your N8 might take a great picture -- but is it about to become a hotbed of legal wrangling b...

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11.27.10
Caltech research could lead to quantum hard drives, networks, parallel universes
11.27.10

Caltech research could lead to quantum hard drives, networks, parallel universes

Quantum anything has typically fallen into our oft-used category of 'awesome things that'll never ha...

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