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08.04.16
Dust-sized wireless sensors could control prosthetics someday
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Dust-sized wireless sensors could control prosthetics someday

The current iteration's about the size of a grain of rice, but they could be much smaller in the future.

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04.02.16
This is what it looks like when a neural net colorizes photos
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This is what it looks like when a neural net colorizes photos

The results are spotty, but when they turn out well they're actually pretty impressive.

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11.10.15
SceneSkim movie app does exactly what it says it would
11.10.15

SceneSkim movie app does exactly what it says it would

Researchers have at the University of California Berkeley have developed a desktop app that leverages captions, scripts and plot summaries to speed up searching for scenes in flicks.

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05.18.15
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar
05.18.15

Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar

Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refi...

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06.27.12
CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round
06.27.12

CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round

Computers are normally limited by the fixed nature of their chipsets: once the silicon is out of th...

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10.08.11
CLASH is an adorable, cloth-climbing roach-bot (video)
10.08.11

CLASH is an adorable, cloth-climbing roach-bot (video)

Generally the words "roach" and "adorable" don't get thrown together. But, one look at the video...

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07.22.11
Samsung studies 3D viewing discomfort, finds out bloggers don't read
07.22.11

Samsung studies 3D viewing discomfort, finds out bloggers don't read

Judging by the headlines today, Samsung's 3D R&D department made a huge mistake, just check t...

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05.16.11
Paralyzed student uses robotic exoskeleton to walk at college graduation (video)
05.16.11

Paralyzed student uses robotic exoskeleton to walk at college graduation (video)

Austin Whitney hasn't been able to walk since a 2007 car crash left him paralyzed, but on Saturda...

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