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06.23.15
Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces
06.23.15

Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces

Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a robotic cockroach that can crawl through the tightest...

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05.25.15
Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do
05.25.15

Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do

As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming...

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05.18.15
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar
05.18.15

Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar

Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refi...

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05.09.15
AZ town hides license plate readers in dozens of fake cacti
05.09.15

AZ town hides license plate readers in dozens of fake cacti

City officials from Paradise Valley, Arizona have reportedly set up an array of license plate read...

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03.09.15
The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four
03.09.15

The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four

Gravity can play a lot of tricks with light, and we're not just talking about black holes. Take t...

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03.08.15
UC Berkeley 3D prints an artsy pavilion using dry powdered cement
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UC Berkeley 3D prints an artsy pavilion using dry powdered cement

Here's a project that could pave way to structures both unique and affordable. A team of researche...

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03.02.15
Scientists take detailed pictures of the smallest known life forms
03.02.15

Scientists take detailed pictures of the smallest known life forms

Just how small can life get? Almost unbelievably small, if you ask a team of Berkeley Lab research...

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10.19.14
Scientists want to fight the Ebola outbreak using robots
10.19.14

Scientists want to fight the Ebola outbreak using robots

Outbreaks of lethal viruses like Ebola are bad enough by themselves, but they're made worse by hav...

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06.11.14
Cheap, tiny robots serve as terrain scouts for expensive ones (video)
06.11.14

Cheap, tiny robots serve as terrain scouts for expensive ones (video)

Big robots like Cheetah and Big Dog cost a lot to make, so it would be such a shame if they get pu...

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