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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The Fujitsu-built K Computer in Kobe, Japan, is the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the Top500 List of Supercomputers, to be anno... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Engineers believe they have zeroed in on the root cause of cracks in the shuttle Discovery's external tank, NASA official... 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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Commercial spacecraft will replace NASA&39's shuttle program. (Credit: NASA) Two companies tied to prominent technology entrepreneurs are among th... read more »
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Twelve years after launch and seven years after it collected dust from comet Wild 2, NASA's Stardust probe is making a bonus Valentine's Day flyby la... read more »
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The Fukushima nuclear plant&39's Unit 3 reactor before the blast. (Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) The fuel used in the Japanese ... 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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RoboDynamics' Fred Nikgohar poses with Luna. (Credit: SchultzeWorks) Rumor had it that Apple or Google was going to release this vaguely humanoid... read more »
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Given that we are unlikely to get past 2012, perhaps it's churlish to even think of what 2025 might look like. However, the indelible optimists at NA... read more »
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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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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--The crew of the shuttle Discovery, given a "Star Trek" send off by actor William Shatner, undocked from the International... 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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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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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--After a last-minute Air Force computer glitch threatened to derail launch, the shuttle Discovery, carrying an all-veteran... read more »
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Global Observer&39's first flight. (Credit: AeroVironment, Inc.) When it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), hydrogen is all the rage. The fi... read more »
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Everyone knows that speed cameras work. They create the discipline of a lissom lady in leather and make sure everyone understands just what the rules... 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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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he's equipped with the latest in satellite-based technology to get you your toys on time (and in one piec... 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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