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03.22.15
Switching to electric cars would help cool down cities
03.22.15

Switching to electric cars would help cool down cities

Electric cars can do more for the environment than cut back on air pollution and fossil fuel use -...

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09.26.14
Online dating leads to more break-ups than meeting in real life
09.26.14

Online dating leads to more break-ups than meeting in real life

Online dating has reached the point where it isn't weird to say you met someone via the internet a...

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08.20.14
See-through solar panels provide power and a killer view
08.20.14

See-through solar panels provide power and a killer view

While we've seen some pretty big advancements (and even bigger installations) in solar-energy coll...

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05.30.14
Scientists extract clean water from cow pies
05.30.14

Scientists extract clean water from cow pies

The planet's 1.5 billion cows are (innocently) an environmental scourge thanks to the copious amou...

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08.14.13
Michigan State University's Tailbot is a diminutive daredevil (video)
08.14.13

Michigan State University's Tailbot is a diminutive daredevil (video)

Check out this video from grad students at Michigan State University -- it starts off a bit slowly...

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01.17.13
Robot fish glides out of Michigan State University, tells you if the water is clean
01.17.13

Robot fish glides out of Michigan State University, tells you if the water is clean

Autonomous fish might make great leaders, but it turns out that robot flippers are a huge drain on...

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09.19.11
New bomb-sniffing laser could be used to locate IEDs
09.19.11

New bomb-sniffing laser could be used to locate IEDs

We've already seen lasers with the potential to spot explosives, and now a team of researchers is fo...

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09.18.10
Researchers develop wireless sensor network to measure physical activity
09.18.10

Researchers develop wireless sensor network to measure physical activity

Wearable sensors that monitor physical activity are hardly anything new, but some researchers from...

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11.02.09
Schools of robotic fish to collect data, stomp out human threat
11.02.09

Schools of robotic fish to collect data, stomp out human threat

Robotic fish. The phrase alone sends shivers of excitement down our collective spines here at Engad...

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