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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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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Babyloid is perfect for caring humanoids. (Credit: Aichi Prefecture) The nightmare of robot babies continues apace in Japan, a rapidly aging soc... read more »
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Pleo the pet robot dinosaur is back after basically going extinct in 2009. (Credit: Tim Hornyak/CNET) LAS VEGAS--Pleo is an autonomous toy dinos... read more »
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There are those who believe that a full moon puts them in a strange mood and even causes them to behave in a peculiar manner. Some, though, want to c... 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 streaked past comet Tempel 1 late Monday, ... read more »
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Researchers develop this self-stable experimental bicycle to test theories on the stability of moving bikes. (Credit: Sam Rentmeester/FMAX) One of ... 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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editor's notebook The future just keeps getting closer and closer these days. Not only do we have iPhones with FaceTime--which, when combined wit... read more »
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The X-47B comes in for a landing on March 4 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. (Credit: Northrop Grumman) Almost from the very beginning sev... read more »
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MSCI's CommStellation Microsat (Credit: MSCI) A Canadian satellite maker plans to launch a network of 78 small, relatively low-flying satellites ... read more »
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The human brain is truly awesome. A typical, healthy one houses some 200 billion nerve cells, which are connected to one another via hundreds of tril... read more »
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A photo of Intel&39's Light Peak technology (Credit: Intel) Intel tomorrow is said to be revealing some of the final details of its Light Peak tec... read more »
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X Prize President Bob Weiss (far left) announcing the X Prize Competition with (from left to right) Google co-founder Larry Page, X Prize Founder P... read more »
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How would you feel about putting your head in the arms of this robot (Credit: Restoration Robotics) If you've tried every potion available to st... read more »
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(Credit: Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET) Best Buy is offering a deal to people who don't hold onto gadgets for long. Through Saturday, customers... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--An electrical glitch with the shuttle Endeavour's hydraulic power system forced NASA managers to scrub today's planned la... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Even using shuttle-derived hardware, established contractors, and long-standing engineering expertise, NASA's projected b... read more »
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The six-member, all-veteran crew of the shuttle Discovery flew to Florida today to await their blastoff Monday on a space station resupply mission th... 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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