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01.14.11
World's first room-temperature semiconductor plasmon nanolaser created by Berkeley scientists
01.14.11

World's first room-temperature semiconductor plasmon nanolaser created by Berkeley scientists

We're big proponents of the idea that everything is better with lasers, and a team of researchers at...

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12.08.10
$1.7M Apple Store coming to Berkeley; residents sing with joy
12.08.10

$1.7M Apple Store coming to Berkeley; residents sing with joy

The People's Republic of Berkeley is getting a new Apple Store. ifoAppleStore has all of the detail...

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09.13.10
UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs
09.13.10

UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs

Researchers and engineers have been toiling on synthetic skins for years now, but most of 'em have r...

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08.11.10
Laser backpack creates instant 3D maps, Venkman reminds you to not cross the streams (video)
08.11.10

Laser backpack creates instant 3D maps, Venkman reminds you to not cross the streams (video)

Total protonic reversal? Small price to pay for an instantaneous 3D scan of a building's interior....

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04.05.10
UC Berkeley researchers teach PR2 robot to fold towels
04.05.10

UC Berkeley researchers teach PR2 robot to fold towels

We've already seen Willow Garage's PR2 robot learn to roam offices in search of a power outlet, and...

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07.25.09
Monkeys and scientists develop persistent "plug and play" control over brain-to-computer interface
07.25.09

Monkeys and scientists develop persistent "plug and play" control over brain-to-computer interface

While we've seen some pretty amazing things so far with computers jacked into human and monkey brai...

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07.22.09
CellScope, the cellphone microscope, gets UV upgrade to spot tiny glowing things
07.22.09

CellScope, the cellphone microscope, gets UV upgrade to spot tiny glowing things

It was over a year ago that UC Berkeley introduced the world to CellScope, the 60x microscope for c...

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07.22.09
CellScope, the cellphone microscope, gets UV upgrade to spot tiny glowing things
07.22.09

CellScope, the cellphone microscope, gets UV upgrade to spot tiny glowing things

It was over a year ago that UC Berkeley introduced the world to CellScope, the 60x microscope for c...

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04.30.09
Quest for invisibility cloaks revisited by two research groups
04.30.09

Quest for invisibility cloaks revisited by two research groups

After a brief period of no news, it's time to revisit the world of invisible cloaks. Inspired by th...

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