The idea of human beings flying around in the sky like Michael Jackson used to fly into concerts--via jetpack--might seem a trifle outlandish. Howeve... read more »
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Looks like a thermos, but it&39's a laptop in disguise. (Credit: myRolltop) Back in 2009, more than a few people drooled over a concept video fr... read more »
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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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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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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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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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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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It's been a week since Japan's devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami. Amid the disaster cleanup and relief efforts, new problems... 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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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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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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LHS experiments are assembled underground. Here, a silicon tracking detector--a cousin to an ordinary digital camera sensor--is inserted into one o... read more »
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HOUSTON--The shuttle Discovery glided to a picture-perfect docking with the International Space Station on Saturday, the veteran space plane's 13th a... read more »
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The U.S Air Force seems to do a lot to make the lives of its pilots and air crew more comfortable. Just the other day, one heard about a new chair t... 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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Lytro says its light-field camera, due to ship later this year, will let people change the focus of their photos after the fact. (Credit: Lytro) ... 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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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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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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The nucleus of Hartley 2 is about three-quarters of a mile across. (Credit: NASA/University of Maryland) A recycled NASA spacecraft passed within ... read more »
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