After a six-and-a-half-year fall into the inner solar system, NASA's compact Messenger probe fired its main engine for 15 tense minutes today to brak... 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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Necessity is the mother of invention, as they say, and it''s also widespread in Paraguay, where some 300,000 families lack adequate housing. Motivated... read more »
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Motion can present major challenges in photography in general, not to mention with medical imaging techniques such as MRIs. But a new method using si... read more »
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For aviation junkies, it doesn't get any better than the biggest air show of the year. CNET's coverage includes on-the-scene reporting from our own D... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL--The shuttle Discovery's launch on a space station resupply mission tomorrow was delayed at least 24 hours, to no earlier th... 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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Can Spirit be revived (Credit: NASA) The Spirit rover, currently out of commission on the surface of Mars, could be awakened in the coming weeks. ... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--After three launch delays due to technical problems and bad weather, the shuttle Discovery was grounded again Friday. Its... read more »
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(Credit: University of Warwick) It seems you can do almost anything with robots and Kinect--perhaps even save lives. Students at the U.K.'s Unive... read more »
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McDonald&39's shows off a touch-screen kiosk installed in France in 2009. (Credit: McDonald&39's Europe) "Welcome to McDonald's. My name is HAL 90... read more »
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The Remora 6000 being launched in Cyprus. (Credit: Phoenix International ) An American-built remotely operated vehicle (ROV) has finally retriev... read more »
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Henrik Eskilsson, CEO of eye-tracking software maker Tobii, tests the motion-sensing laptop. The good-size hump on the back of the computer contain... read more »
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(Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) It keeps going and going. NASA's Opportunity rover has logged a total of more than 30 kilometers (18.64 miles) of tr... read more »
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There is no plane I feel safer in than a Boeing 747. Its sheer size and its apparent effortlessness offer something no other plane seems to manage: t... read more »
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Academics working with carbon nanotubes have developed a low-power memory technology with application for smartphones, cameras, and other consumer ga... 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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Researchers in Germany are reporting two thumbs up for their first clinical trial testing a remote-controlled capsule endoscope in the stomachs of he... read more »
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USC researcher Martin Hilbert (Credit: USC) What do you get if you pile up all those USB thumb drives, CDs, chip-enabled credit cards, moldering ... 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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