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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Lingodroids agreed on randomly created words to represent location, distance, and direction with surprising accuracy. (Credit: Screen capture by E... read more »
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Can Spirit be revived (Credit: NASA) The Spirit rover, currently out of commission on the surface of Mars, could be awakened in the coming weeks. ... read more »
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NASA management miscues threaten to drive up the cost of the agency's next generation space telescope by some $1.5 billion, an independent review pan... read more »
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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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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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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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The Jaguar has fallen from the top of the food chain. When the Top 500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers is released today, the Cray... read more »
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Even those of us who cover e-commerce often overlook the reality of connecting the "e" part of the equation to the real world. Webvan and Kozmo.co... 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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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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To the Japanese, wrapping a gift well can be as meaningful as the gift itself, elevating the simple act of wrapping to an art that is in itself a vis... read more »
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Some people believe the future is something to look forward to. And, indeed, there is some evidence that, for a small number of people--especially t... 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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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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A Japanese scientist says he has a "reasonable chance" of successfully cloning the long-extinct woolly mammoth within just a few years, according to ... read more »
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Canadian firm BioLytical received FDA approval this week for the sale of its Insti HIV Rapid Antibody Test in the United States. The test, which, at... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Engineers have traced an electrical problem blamed for grounding the shuttle Endeavour Friday to a power distribution box... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Less than six weeks before launch, astronaut Timothy Kopra, injured in a bicycle accident Saturday, was removed from the ... 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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