Measuring Carbon Dioxide With Lasers

Measuring Carbon Dioxide With Lasers

The European Space Agency is developing an innovative method of measuring total atmospheric column carbon dioxide from space to improve our understanding of the carbon cycle.

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Yale researchers are developing a method to use light to power machines without the use of solar panels, but rather tiny sensory devices at the nano-scale.

Five Things For A Pimped-Out Future Kitchen

Five Things For A Pimped-Out Future Kitchen

Some of the coolest futuristic gadgets for the concept kitchen.

It’s A Cricket. No, It’s A Robot!

It’s A Cricket. No, It’s A Robot!

06 December 2008

An English PhD student has developed a robot that can both jump and roll for its movement.

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Go Fusion with C-Mod

Go Fusion with C-Mod

04 December 2008

Scientists have developed a method to contain hot plasma, a step towards developing fusion-based power plants.

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A New Way To Get Your Therapy

A New Way To Get Your Therapy

03 December 2008

In a new study, a University of Missouri researcher used Palm Pilots as electronic diaries to record and analyze mood variability in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and found that the devices helped bridge an important communication gap between therapists and patients.

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That Robot Pulled Me Out Of My Collapsed House

That Robot Pulled Me Out Of My Collapsed House

03 December 2008

A new breed of robot rescuers is being tested in order to take some of the strain and risk off of the shoulders of human first responders, and get to trapped people in places where humans would never be able to go, or find potentially dangerous chemicals.

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Your Cell Phone Lets You Know If You’re Losing Weight and Going Green

Your Cell Phone Lets You Know If You’re Losing Weight and Going Green

20 November 2008

Researchers at University of Washington have developed a cell phone application to sense how much you exercise and how environmentally friendly you do your traveling.

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The Short Film, As Made By Facebookers

The Short Film, As Made By Facebookers

20 November 2008

Help create a CGI short film through Facebook, sponsored by Intel.

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Mess With Your Home Movies

Mess With Your Home Movies

15 November 2008

Researchers at Stanford University develop a way to replace unwanted objects in old videos seamlessly.

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Surgeons To Do Surgeries Without Actually Being There

Surgeons To Do Surgeries Without Actually Being There

12 November 2008

Research from a multi-university partnership is testing the live broadcast of surgeries from one facility to multiple others for collaborative purposes.

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