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07.17.14
A Robot Swarm descends on NYC's Museum of Math
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07.17.14

A Robot Swarm descends on NYC's Museum of Math

Roboticist-in-residence James McLurkin offered an advanced preview of his Robot Swarm at NYC's Mus...

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11.21.12
Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals
11.21.12

Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals

Have you ever been playing around with molten metal salt, when you accidentally created hollow, so...

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07.01.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: energy-harvesting toilet, LED lightbulb overhaul and a floating, solar-powered resort home
07.01.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: energy-harvesting toilet, LED lightbulb overhaul and a floating, solar-powered resort home

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

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06.29.12
Rice University researchers create spray-on battery, powered bathroom tiles
06.29.12

Rice University researchers create spray-on battery, powered bathroom tiles

Liquid solar cells are pretty neat, to be sure, but current-generating paint can be a hard color t...

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05.19.12
Researchers tout efficiency breakthrough with new 'inexact' chip
05.19.12

Researchers tout efficiency breakthrough with new 'inexact' chip

Accuracy is generally an important consideration in computer chips, but a team of researchers led...

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10.09.11
Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience
10.09.11

Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience

This may run counter to what your common sense tells you but, a new paper out of Duke and Rice Unive...

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09.06.11
Researchers demo full-duplex wireless: double the throughput with no new towers
09.06.11

Researchers demo full-duplex wireless: double the throughput with no new towers

Back in February researchers at Stanford first taunted us with the possibility of simultaneous, tw...

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08.06.11
Rice University chemists bake graphene out of Girl Scout cookies, redefine low-carb diets (video)
08.06.11

Rice University chemists bake graphene out of Girl Scout cookies, redefine low-carb diets (video)

Would you like some cookies? Well, you're gonna have to buy them, and then get thee to a Rice Uni...

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