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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The &39'NASA Explorer&39' badge on Foursquare (Credit: Foursquare) The first live Twitter messages from space were less than a year ago, but alread... 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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Let's just say it's a good thing this breakthrough didn't come around when I was in my early twenties, or I may have been tempted to spend a littl... 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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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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Intel Labs will invest $100 million in U.S. university research over the next five years, the chipmaker announced today. Intel will open Intel Sc... read more »
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(Credit: DreamBots) No massage could ever come close to those given by Eleanor, the miracle worker who is CNET's in-house masseuse (we do have to ... 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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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Signaling the beginning of the end for NASA's storied shuttle program, the Endeavour plunged back to Earth today, closing... read more »
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(Credit: We Colonised the Moon) Get a whiff of this, space geeks. A pair of artists has created a batch of scratch-and-sniff prints that smell lik... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--With commander Mark Kelly at the controls, the shuttle Endeavour caught up with the International Space Station early tod... read more »
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Have you ever forgotten to turn your cell phone off during a flight Did you survive The question might seem slightly churlish, but the airline indu... read more »
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Physicists at CERN have taken a major step forward in antimatter research, according to the European science organization. For the first time, scien... read more »
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Researchers have unveiled encouraging results of the first human randomized control trial of a procedure called therapeutic renal denervation to redu... 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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I know that, for some, bees are something of an irritant. The same, however, can be said of computers. While bees sometimes pester us with their pro... 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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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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Lytro says its light-field camera, due to ship later this year, will let people change the focus of their photos after the fact. (Credit: Lytro) ... read more »
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