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11.18.15
NASA sends its Valkyrie humanoid robots to college
11.18.15

NASA sends its Valkyrie humanoid robots to college

Let's hope it's not on the five year plan.

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10.29.15
Study: Uber's surge pricing doesn't translate to more drivers (updated)
10.29.15

Study: Uber's surge pricing doesn't translate to more drivers (updated)

Uber's surge pricing is supposed to increase the number of drivers, but that's not necessarily true.

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01.08.15
New way to find antibiotics helps fight resistant 'superbugs'
01.08.15

New way to find antibiotics helps fight resistant 'superbugs'

Bacterial infections are hard to fight. It's not just that there are "superbugs" which resist ant...

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09.19.14
Fingertip sensor lets robots 'see' what they're touching
09.19.14

Fingertip sensor lets robots 'see' what they're touching

We've seen robotics improve by (literal) leaps and bounds recently, but what about more nuanced th...

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06.13.13
TRAQ quadricopter locates and hones in on radio signal sources (video)
06.13.13

TRAQ quadricopter locates and hones in on radio signal sources (video)

Move over, Parrot AR.Drone; there's a new (prototype) quadrocopter in town. For their senior proje...

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04.10.13
vi-RABT improves ankle rehabilitation with virtual reality and robotics
04.10.13

vi-RABT improves ankle rehabilitation with virtual reality and robotics

We obviously love our gadgets around here. But, as worked up as we get for things with octa-core p...

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04.09.13
Genius.box wants to put a different experiment on your doorstep every month
04.09.13

Genius.box wants to put a different experiment on your doorstep every month

There are a lot of things you can have delivered to your home on a monthly basis: magazines, hot s...

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04.09.13
ThermoShield protects your phone in unbearable heat and bone-rattling cold
04.09.13

ThermoShield protects your phone in unbearable heat and bone-rattling cold

Rugged phone cases are bountiful. But, while they may offer some additional thermal protection, th...

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04.09.13
KrystalBoard wants to replace blackboards and whiteboards with liquid crystals
04.09.13

KrystalBoard wants to replace blackboards and whiteboards with liquid crystals

If you ask most people, they'd tell you there's nothing wrong with the standard classroom set-up o...

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