An iRobot PackBot crawls through the Unit 3 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. (Credit: Tepco) TOKYO--iRobot PackBots are b... read more »
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As the US presidential election winds up to a fever pitch in these last few campaign months, there''s no doubt passionate supporters in both camps are... read more »
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Ground crew rolls the Solar Impulse into its hangar in Brussels after the successful flight. The vast array of solar cells is visible on the win... read more »
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This is it. No, really. I know you might have been temporarily fooled two years ago when it seemed as if the Lost City of Atlantis had turned up on G... read more »
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On the electron microscopy drawing board: programmable nanowire nanoprocessors. (Credit: Photo courtesy of Charles M. Lieber/Harvard SEAS Communica... read more »
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GoPro&39's 3D videocamera system (Credit: GoPro) The camera market might be dominated by giants such as Canon and Panasonic, but a small start-up... read more »
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High-speed railroads currently under construction in the U.S., as well as corridors under development, and proposed lines under study from the cu... read more »
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Even those of us who cover e-commerce often overlook the reality of connecting the "e" part of the equation to the real world. Webvan and Kozmo.co... read more »
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A timeline of supercomputing speed. (Credit: AMD) The Jaguar supercomputer, housed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the University of Ten... read more »
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Reading about Lenovo's eye-popping gaze-controlled laptop being shown at the CeBit tech fair this week, we were excited to see a demo of Guger Tech... read more »
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The Jaguar has fallen from the top of the food chain. When the Top 500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers is released today, the Cray... read more »
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NASA's aging Voyager spacecraft, more than three decades outbound from Earth and approaching the outermost limits of the solar system, may be seeing ... read more »
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Michelangelo's "David" has seen better days. He's spent centuries on his feet. He's tired, yet he cannot take a seat. Now some are wondering whether ... read more »
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We tend to think of paper planes as small things, thrown in class in order to get 7-year-olds through the crushing boredom of, say, arithmetic. But ... read more »
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You're in a dense urban neighborhood, and you're looking for parking. You could circle for half an hour, swearing at the guy who stole the space you ... read more »
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University of Michigan computer scientists and engineers are at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco today presenting p... read more »
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We at Springwise are always happy to chronicle the spread of a good idea, but never more so than when those doing the spreading are part of the Spring... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Veteran shuttle commander Frederick Sturckow will replace Mark Kelly in near-term training for a flight aboard the shuttl... read more »
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Somehow, freaky sci-fi movies don't seem to be favored by Oscar voters. However, I think I may have found some subject matter that Peter Guber, the ... read more »
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A concept image of a flying refueling craft for satellites, similar to what NASA hopes to achieve for other spacecraft. (Credit: MacDonald, Dettwi... read more »
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