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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I think I&39'd fail this eye test. (Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) Since researchers around the world are experimenting with Will... read more »
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The notion of erasing memories associated with painful or harmful pasts is not a new one. But it has remained just that: a notion. Will erasing mem... read more »
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A Puerto Rican moonbuggy team in action. (Credit: NASA/MSFC) The space shuttle program may be drawing to a close, but a little bit to the south of... 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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Susannah Gal (left) and Susan Bane have devised a new imaging technique to view specific proteins in action. (Credit: Jonathan Cohen) Two professo... 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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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 Active Scope Camera can worm its way into debris to seek survivors. (Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) Rescue robots are making... read more »
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One end of the CMS detector during the LHC&39's assembly in 2007. (Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN) The Large Hadron Collider, CERN's particle acce... read more »
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The clean-energy geeks (definitely a term of endearment) at Stanford University have come up with a way to turn every river in the world into a power... read more »
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A shining example of crowdsourcing at work, Ushahidi is mobilizing citizens to report and map conflicts. The project began as a way for Kenyans to log... read more »
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Affetto means 'affection' in Italian. Who couldn't love this little guy (Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) Japanese engineers have cr... read more »
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The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flight line in 2010. (Credit: U.S. Air Force) A second mysterious, robotic space plane was launched i... read more »
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HOUSTON--The shuttle Discovery glided to a picture-perfect docking with the International Space Station on Saturday, the veteran space plane's 13th a... read more »
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Telepresence robots are way cool, but way expensive. We've seen several platforms for these machines that let you remotely guide a robot around a d... read more »
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I don't know about you, but I'm rather partial to a nice smell. Somehow, some people just offer a better odor than others, and one reacts to them mor... 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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University of Maryland biology student Judy Wexler sits in the Gamera. It doesn&39't look like a turtle. (Credit: Essential Eye Photographics, Earl... read more »
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Marathons and races have long been used as a way to raise money for charity, but opportunities to participate in such fundraising efforts are typicall... read more »
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