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06.17.14
Oxford University's smart glasses help people with partial vision see more detail
06.17.14

Oxford University's smart glasses help people with partial vision see more detail

When we hear the term "smart glasses" these days, we tend to focus more on the smart and less on t...

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06.03.14
Move aside graphene, there's a new wonder-material on its way
06.03.14

Move aside graphene, there's a new wonder-material on its way

Everyone talks about graphene as if it'll solve all of the world's problems, forgetting that it's...

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02.16.13
Researchers testing frugal autonomous car system, aim for $150 price tag (video)
02.16.13

Researchers testing frugal autonomous car system, aim for $150 price tag (video)

Google certainly has pockets deep enough to trick out self-driving cars with any kind of pricey ge...

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04.16.12
Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs
04.16.12

Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs

Two of the world's most hallowed libraries are about to get even quieter, having been given $3 mil...

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10.10.11
Oxford researchers show off autonomous Wildcat vehicle, no GPS required
10.10.11

Oxford researchers show off autonomous Wildcat vehicle, no GPS required

BAE Systems has spent years developing an autonomous vehicle based on the rather menacing Bowler...

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09.22.11
Volunteer scientists discover two possible planets, tell NASA it missed a spot
09.22.11

Volunteer scientists discover two possible planets, tell NASA it missed a spot

Proving it's not all about edu-mah-cation, a group of casual star-gazers has stumbled upon what mig...

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08.19.11
'Retweet,' 'sexting' added to Oxford English Dictionary, alongside words that are actually words
08.19.11

'Retweet,' 'sexting' added to Oxford English Dictionary, alongside words that are actually words

Every so often, Chuzzlewitt, Figglesworth and the rest of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary's...

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07.06.11
Prototype glasses use video cameras, face recognition to help people with limited vision
07.06.11

Prototype glasses use video cameras, face recognition to help people with limited vision

We won't lie: we love us a heartwarming story about scientists using run-of-the-mill tech to he...

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03.24.11
OMG, FYI, and LOL enter Oxford English Dictionary, foreshadow the apocalypse
03.24.11

OMG, FYI, and LOL enter Oxford English Dictionary, foreshadow the apocalypse

In an acknowledgement of the internet's overwhelming influence on the triviality we sometimes refer...

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