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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The glove in the SudoGlove system contains flex, force, and vibration sensors, plus a 2D gyroscope on the wrist. (Credit: Jeremy Blum) Here's one ... 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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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Enduring the heat of re-entry one last time, the shuttle Discovery dropped out of orbit and returned to Earth today to wr... read more »
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Researchers found that the silver nanoparticles penetrated the paper surface to a depth of more than 1 micrometer (or 1,000 nanometers), resulting ... read more »
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You're in a dense urban neighborhood, and you're looking for parking. You could circle for half an hour, swearing at the guy who stole the space you ... read more »
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In case a name and phone number on Fido's dog tag aren't enough to bring him home from his wanderings, a new tag from online pet community PetHub inc... 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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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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Pacemaker patients who opt for magnetic resonance imaging risk serious complications, including damage to the pacemaker's parts or a change in the de... read more »
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A cardiologist at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, England, tomorrow will try to perform the world's first heart procedure using a robotic arm paired... read more »
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Cancer survivor and physician Daniel Fiandra practices swallowing for the first time in two years. (Credit: UC Davis Health System) Surgeon Peter ... read more »
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(Credit: The Chinese University of Hong Kong) We've seen robots that can slither up a tree and shimmy up telephone poles, and now engineers in Ho... read more »
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NASA's aging Voyager spacecraft, more than three decades outbound from Earth and approaching the outermost limits of the solar system, may be seeing ... 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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(Credit: EHCI) Mobile gadgets like Apple's iPad and iPhone could offer glasses-free 3D courtesy of a new, developing technology created by researc... 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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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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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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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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