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09.01.14
Physics' best-known lectures are now available to everyone on the web
09.01.14

Physics' best-known lectures are now available to everyone on the web

Ask professors about important physics lectures, and they'll probably point you toward Richard Fey...

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07.29.13
Researchers turn standard microscope into billion-pixel imaging beast
07.29.13

Researchers turn standard microscope into billion-pixel imaging beast

A team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology, led by Professor Changhuei Yang,...

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03.09.13
Caltech self-healing chips can recover from laser blasts, save power while healthy
03.09.13

Caltech self-healing chips can recover from laser blasts, save power while healthy

While many scientists have heard the call for self-healing electronics, their previous projects ha...

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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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