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08.01.14
NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel
08.01.14

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can we...

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10.23.12
Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)
10.23.12

Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)

Forget bombs or the robopocalypse. In our minds, the most fearsome weapon is the one that disables...

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06.20.11
Raytheon readying directed energy warheads to fry enemy electronics, cook allied Pop Tarts
06.20.11

Raytheon readying directed energy warheads to fry enemy electronics, cook allied Pop Tarts

Raytheon, the people who brought you the pain ray, are at it again. The defense giant is planni...

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05.08.11
Poker chip-sized device non-invasively measures brain temperature, intrigues Le Chiffre
05.08.11

Poker chip-sized device non-invasively measures brain temperature, intrigues Le Chiffre

Do you ever feel like Portal 2 is making your brain overheat? You should get that checked, and th...

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04.16.11
US government contractor developing 'microwave gun,' Hot Pockets tremble
04.16.11

US government contractor developing 'microwave gun,' Hot Pockets tremble

Ah, the beloved "electronic bomb," able to disable all technology in its vicinity: variations on th...

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04.14.11
European R&D advances 'internet of things,' hastens our Phildickian future
04.14.11

European R&D advances 'internet of things,' hastens our Phildickian future

Why can't our refrigerator fire off an urgent email when the milk has gone lumpy? And the toilet pa...

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03.05.11
Handheld millimeter / microwave camera to see through walls, your underpants (video)
03.05.11

Handheld millimeter / microwave camera to see through walls, your underpants (video)

You know those scanners that peep your naughty bits at the airport? Well, a team of researchers hav...

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08.12.09
Researchers develop infrared vegetable harvesting robot, to the disgust of children everywhere
08.12.09

Researchers develop infrared vegetable harvesting robot, to the disgust of children everywhere

Researchers at England's National Physical Laboratory are working on a device that uses a modified...

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