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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Researchers in Germany are reporting two thumbs up for their first clinical trial testing a remote-controlled capsule endoscope in the stomachs of he... 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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(Credit: BirdBrain Technologies) I remember programming turtle graphics in Logo when I was in high school. These days, students can learn basic ... 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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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Engineers successfully repaired and retested new quick-disconnect fittings in one of the shuttle Discovery's aft rocket p... read more »
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It's inspiring to visit a university laboratory and see fresh-faced college students working on experiments that may some day have huge impacts on o... read more »
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A concept image of a flying refueling craft for satellites, similar to what NASA hopes to achieve for other spacecraft. (Credit: MacDonald, Dettwi... 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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It''s a tragic fact of life today that one in five African children die before their fifth birthday from simple causes like dehydration from diarrhoea... read more »
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China will soon overtake Japan as the world's second heaviest spender on research and development, according to a report from the Battelle Memorial I... read more »
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The Proteus approaches the Global Hawk in a flight test on January 21. (Credit: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center) The phrase "fill 'er up" is be... read more »
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Austin Whitney straps on his customized exoskeleton and walks around campus with the help of UC Berkeley mechanical engineering graduate students... 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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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 da Vinci Surgical System is often used in robot-assisted prostate cancer operations. (Credit: Intuitive Surgical) Robot-assisted surgery to ... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL--The shuttle Discovery's launch on a space station resupply mission tomorrow was delayed at least 24 hours, to no earlier th... read more »
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One-ninth of the American ICBM strike force went offline on Saturday, according to a report on the Web site of the U.S. magazine The Atlantic, as a s... 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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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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