Scientists

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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05.01.12
Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time
05.01.12

Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time

Ever feel like your phone is taking an awfully long time to register that swipe to unlock? Well, sc...

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04.06.12
Ski helmet charges iPods, iPhone and other mobile devices
04.06.12

Ski helmet charges iPods, iPhone and other mobile devices

A team of German researchers is working on technology that could let you ski all day without wo...

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03.11.12
SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot
03.11.12

SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot

It took six years, but at long last, Anna Konda has a formidable firefighting partner. SAFFiR, also...

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01.06.12
Cornell scientists perform optical illusion, herald invisibility through bending of light (video)
01.06.12

Cornell scientists perform optical illusion, herald invisibility through bending of light (video)

Taken at face value, you'd almost think that Cornell scientists had successfully bent the fabric...

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10.05.11
Invisibility cloak made of carbon nanotubes uses 'mirage effect' to disappear
10.05.11

Invisibility cloak made of carbon nanotubes uses 'mirage effect' to disappear

If the phrase "I solemnly swear I'm up to no good" means anything to you, you'll be happy to know...

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09.27.11
Scientists prove that active exploration isn't required to create memories, +1 for 2D learning
09.27.11

Scientists prove that active exploration isn't required to create memories, +1 for 2D learning

In a small victory for gamers and TV junkies everywhere, scientists found that viewing 2D images...

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09.23.11
CERN scientists discover particle traveling faster than the speed of light, Einstein theory threatened
09.23.11

CERN scientists discover particle traveling faster than the speed of light, Einstein theory threatened

It ain't over till the LHC says so, which is why researchers at CERN are opening up their most re...

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08.31.11
UCLA creates portable microscope that uses holograms, not lenses
08.31.11

UCLA creates portable microscope that uses holograms, not lenses

Instead of lugging a heavy microscope into the field, doctors and nurses in remote regions may ha...

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