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02.02.15
Amazon takes on textbook sales at major universities
02.02.15

Amazon takes on textbook sales at major universities

Amazon is set to open distribution centers at two large US colleges and offer students next-day de...

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05.01.12
Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical computing
05.01.12

Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical computing

The speed of light is the universal speed limit, so naturally, optical technologies appeal when tr...

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03.20.12
Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame
03.20.12

Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame

It's often said there's no such thing as a free lunch and that's doubly the case for free apps. A...

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03.16.12
Ghost Pedal: the virtual wah pedal that Rock Band wishes it had (video)
03.16.12

Ghost Pedal: the virtual wah pedal that Rock Band wishes it had (video)

Jimi would be proud. Eight Purdue University students have concocted what's being dubbed a Ghost Pe...

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01.29.12
Purdue University creates 'bass' powered medical implant, knows where it hertz
01.29.12

Purdue University creates 'bass' powered medical implant, knows where it hertz

We've seen all kinds of medical implants over the years, but none that had a musical preference --...

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01.06.12
This electric wire is four atoms thick, and you thought speaker cable was fiddly (video)
01.06.12

This electric wire is four atoms thick, and you thought speaker cable was fiddly (video)

This should come as a great relief to anyone planning a quantum computer self-build: wires still...

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09.28.11
Ferroelectric transistor memory could run on 99 percent less power than flash
09.28.11

Ferroelectric transistor memory could run on 99 percent less power than flash

We've been keeping an optimistic eye on the progress of Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FeRAM...

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09.15.11
Purdue University grad students give NASA lander tech a boost, do it for the experience
09.15.11

Purdue University grad students give NASA lander tech a boost, do it for the experience

We just learned of NASA's end-of-decade plans to rocket astronauts into deep space for explorator...

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07.28.11
Ultra-pure material lets electrons discover each other on the quantum dance floor
07.28.11

Ultra-pure material lets electrons discover each other on the quantum dance floor

These guys aren't Purdue University professors, they're DJs. That thing on the left? It isn't a h...

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