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06.24.15
#ICYMI: A cockroach robot, new half-boat drones and more
06.24.15

#ICYMI: A cockroach robot, new half-boat drones and more

Today on #ICYMI: The tiny robot that's modeled after cockroaches because science is disgusting; the family-friendly tech gadget to teach your two-year-old to call her Grandma, and Parrot's new drones include a hydrofoil option, for the sailors who know how cool that is.

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04.10.15
New telescope will be a high-resolution window to the universe
04.10.15

New telescope will be a high-resolution window to the universe

That 3D rendering up there is a new telescope from the National Science Foundation that promises t...

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07.16.14
NASA's new telescopes could spot alien life within 20 years
07.16.14

NASA's new telescopes could spot alien life within 20 years

Convinced that there's got to be life on other planets? You're not alone in the universe -- in fac...

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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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08.17.12
Scientists create simulation of the universe, reenact 14 billion years in a few months (video)
08.17.12

Scientists create simulation of the universe, reenact 14 billion years in a few months (video)

Are animations of Curiosity's Mars landing not enough to feed your space exploration appetite? Try...

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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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07.24.12
Researchers develop femtosecond laser that can diagnose, blast cancerous tumors
07.24.12

Researchers develop femtosecond laser that can diagnose, blast cancerous tumors

Researchers at the University of Tennessee's Center for Laser Applications have developed a femtos...

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07.15.12
NIF sets record with 500 TW laser shot, lab-based nuclear fusion not far behind
07.15.12

NIF sets record with 500 TW laser shot, lab-based nuclear fusion not far behind

In an effort to recreate the fusion reaction that occurs in start formation, the National Ignition...

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05.10.12
Scientists bend gamma rays, could neuter radioactive waste (update: more credit)
05.10.12

Scientists bend gamma rays, could neuter radioactive waste (update: more credit)

Bending most light is easy; bending it in gamma ray form, however, has often been deemed impossibl...

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