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02.13.13
USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes
02.13.13

USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes

There's no shortage of attempts to build a better battery, usually with a few caveats. USC may hav...

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10.06.12
Alt-week 10.6.12: supercomputers on the moon, hear the Earth sing and the future of sports commentary
10.06.12

Alt-week 10.6.12: supercomputers on the moon, hear the Earth sing and the future of sports commentary

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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08.25.12
Video of protein movement within a neuron shows how our brains renew themselves
08.25.12

Video of protein movement within a neuron shows how our brains renew themselves

If, like us, you spend most of your time wondering exactly what's going on in other people's head...

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07.23.12
Project Holodeck and Oculus Rift hope to kickstart every gamers' VR dream for $500 (video)
07.23.12

Project Holodeck and Oculus Rift hope to kickstart every gamers' VR dream for $500 (video)

Star Trek: The Next Generation may be coming to your living rooms soon courtesy of some hot new Blu-...

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06.19.12
Robot with tactile sensor is better at identifying materials than you are (but only wants to help)
06.19.12

Robot with tactile sensor is better at identifying materials than you are (but only wants to help)

Researchers at USC's Viterbi School of Engineering have developed a robot capable of identifying m...

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04.27.12
USC develops printable liquid solar cells for flexible, low-cost panels
04.27.12

USC develops printable liquid solar cells for flexible, low-cost panels

Solar cells are becoming more viable sources of energy -- and as they become more efficient, they'...

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04.07.12
Flawed diamonds are perfect ingredients for quantum computing, just add time travel
04.07.12

Flawed diamonds are perfect ingredients for quantum computing, just add time travel

Ready to suspend your brain cells in a superposition of disbelief? Good, because the latest news pu...

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02.01.12
US Cellular intros first LTE devices: the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G and Galaxy S Aviator 4G
02.01.12

US Cellular intros first LTE devices: the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G and Galaxy S Aviator 4G

US Cellular's had its LTE network in the oven for quite some time, and we knew it was going to be...

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09.08.11
Electrified bacteria army kills uranium, gives Captain Planet a run for his money
09.08.11

Electrified bacteria army kills uranium, gives Captain Planet a run for his money

A certain type of "hairy" bacteria may just be the answer to cleaning up radioactive spills. Scie...

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