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09.21.11
Squid extract bridges human / machine divide, cyborgs to become very real
09.21.11

Squid extract bridges human / machine divide, cyborgs to become very real

If we ever manage to capture a live giant squid, researchers at the University of Washington are...

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09.19.11
Gamers pwn University of Washington scientists, solve decade-long simian AIDS protein conundrum (video)
09.19.11

Gamers pwn University of Washington scientists, solve decade-long simian AIDS protein conundrum (video)

No gamer's escaped the throes of adolescence without hearing the damning refrain, "Video games'll...

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06.03.11
EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent
06.03.11

EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent

It takes a lot of energy for computing systems or data centers to patch up critical errors, but what...

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04.29.11
Computer scientists tackle the hard, long-lasting question of 'that's what she said'
04.29.11

Computer scientists tackle the hard, long-lasting question of 'that's what she said'

Humor: it's what separates humans from machines, GlaDOS from HAL 9000, and even a good boss from a...

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01.20.11
University of Washington students hack Kinect to aid in robotic surgery
01.20.11

University of Washington students hack Kinect to aid in robotic surgery

We're sure that a time will come when we're slightly less amazed by Kinect hacks but, right now, we'...

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12.19.10
Kinect and haptics combine at the University of Washington to let you feel the future (video)
12.19.10

Kinect and haptics combine at the University of Washington to let you feel the future (video)

Sure, looking at the future is great and all, and that's what we feel like we're doing with all the...

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11.02.10
Shocker! Kids spending too much time in front of TV screens, too little in loving parents' embrace
11.02.10

Shocker! Kids spending too much time in front of TV screens, too little in loving parents' embrace

Not that anyone really needed to have this spelled out, but America's tots are apparently spending...

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10.16.10
Study shocker: babies think friendly robots are sentient
10.16.10

Study shocker: babies think friendly robots are sentient

There's certainly been no shortage of studies involving humans' interaction with robots, but a team...

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05.14.10
Hackers can remotely disable your car's brakes, create sensationalist headlines
05.14.10

Hackers can remotely disable your car's brakes, create sensationalist headlines

We think you're going to be hearing a lot about this one over the next few days... or weeks. A team...

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