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10.07.16
Researchers push Moore's Law with a 1-nanometer transistor gate
10.07.16

Researchers push Moore's Law with a 1-nanometer transistor gate

The 5-nanometer limit is so ancient history.

By T. J.,   10.07.16
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08.04.16
Dust-sized wireless sensors could control prosthetics someday
08.04.16

Dust-sized wireless sensors could control prosthetics someday

The current iteration's about the size of a grain of rice, but they could be much smaller in the future.

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04.02.16
This is what it looks like when a neural net colorizes photos
04.02.16

This is what it looks like when a neural net colorizes photos

The results are spotty, but when they turn out well they're actually pretty impressive.

By T. J.,   04.02.16
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03.15.16
We're getting closer to real invisibility cloaks
03.15.16

We're getting closer to real invisibility cloaks

Researchers devised a 'skin' that suppresses radar and another that mirrors light.

By T. J.,   03.15.16
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11.10.15
SceneSkim movie app does exactly what it says it would
11.10.15

SceneSkim movie app does exactly what it says it would

As much as I love watching movies, I'm not doing it for work and don't really need to worr...

By T. J.,   11.10.15
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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...

By T. J.,   05.18.15
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06.27.12
CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round
06.27.12

CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round

Computers are normally limited by the fixed nature of their chipsets: once the silicon is out of th...

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10.08.11
CLASH is an adorable, cloth-climbing roach-bot (video)
10.08.11

CLASH is an adorable, cloth-climbing roach-bot (video)

Generally the words "roach" and "adorable" don't get thrown together. Bu...

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07.22.11
Samsung studies 3D viewing discomfort, finds out bloggers don't read
07.22.11

Samsung studies 3D viewing discomfort, finds out bloggers don't read

Judging by the headlines today, Samsung's 3D R&D department made a huge mistake, just ch...

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