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10.05.12
Japan's LED-stacked cubesat will burn Morse code into the heavens
10.05.12

Japan's LED-stacked cubesat will burn Morse code into the heavens

If you thought cloud writing was cool, then how about a message from space burnt into the night sk...

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09.25.12
MIT's real-time indoor mapping system uses Kinect, lasers to aid rescue workers
09.25.12

MIT's real-time indoor mapping system uses Kinect, lasers to aid rescue workers

We've seen the Kinect put to use to help you find your groceries, but the sensor's image processin...

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09.21.12
Researchers create working quantum bit in silicon, pave way for PCs of the future
09.21.12

Researchers create working quantum bit in silicon, pave way for PCs of the future

If you've been paying attention, you know the quantum computing revolution is coming -- and so far...

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09.14.12
Pressure-sensing PC technology knows when you're busy, blocks notifications accordingly
09.14.12

Pressure-sensing PC technology knows when you're busy, blocks notifications accordingly

We know better than most that when you're working to a deadline, constant pop-ups, notifications a...

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08.28.12
Harvard scientists grow human cells onto nanowire scaffold to form 'cyborg' skin
08.28.12

Harvard scientists grow human cells onto nanowire scaffold to form 'cyborg' skin

Growing human tissue is old hat, but being able to measure activity inside flesh is harder -- any...

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08.19.12
Autonomous Wave Glider bot launched to track sharks, beam real-time data to your iPhone and iPad
08.19.12

Autonomous Wave Glider bot launched to track sharks, beam real-time data to your iPhone and iPad

When they're not breaking world records, fuel-hating Wave Glider seabots like to indulge in other...

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08.14.12
Researchers create super-efficient microbial fuel cell, dream of selling excess electricity
08.14.12

Researchers create super-efficient microbial fuel cell, dream of selling excess electricity

Recycling wastewater to generate energy has turned up noses before, but researchers at Oregon Stat...

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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

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08.11.12
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure
08.11.12

Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet...

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