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I’ll bet you don’t have one of these at home.For the past several years, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been developing a class of walking “bio-bots” powered by …
I’ll bet you don’t have one of these at home.For the past several years, researchers at the …
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A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots, eliminating the need for electrical cords …
A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices …
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Imagine patterning and visualizing silicon at the atomic level, something which, if done successfully, will revolutionize the quantum and classical computing industry. A team of scientists in Edmonton, Canada has done just that, led by …
Imagine patterning and visualizing silicon at the atomic level, something which, if done successfully, will revolutionize the quantum and classical …
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Within the lifetimes of most children today, bioenhancement is likely to become a basic feature of human society. Personalised pharmaceuticals will enable us to modify our bodies and minds in powerful and precise ways, with …
Within the lifetimes of most children today, bioenhancement is likely to become a basic feature of human society. Personalised pharmaceuticals …
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Although we spend a lot of our time online nowadays—streaming music and video, checking email and social media, or obsessively reading the news—few of us know about the mathematical algorithms that manage how …
Although we spend a lot of our time online nowadays—streaming music and video, checking email and social media, or …
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Science fiction likes to depict robots as autonomous machines, capable of making their own decisions and often expressing their own personalities. Yet we also tend to think of robots as property, and as lacking the …
Science fiction likes to depict robots as autonomous machines, capable of making their own decisions and often expressing their own …
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Fictional metaphors matter, and in the battle to safeguard our civil liberties few metaphors matter more than George Orwell’s 1984. Although first published almost 70 years ago, the lasting salience of this most archetypal dystopia is …
Fictional metaphors matter, and in the battle to safeguard our civil liberties few metaphors matter more than George Orwell’s 1984. …
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A team of theoretical physicists from TU Eindhoven, Utrecht University, the University of Chile, Cedenna, and FOM has suggested a way to simulate black holes on an electronic chip. The technology used to create these …
A team of theoretical physicists from TU Eindhoven, Utrecht University, the University of Chile, Cedenna, and FOM has suggested a …
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An international team, led by a scientist from the University of Sussex, have today unveiled the first practical blueprint for how to build a quantum computer, the most powerful computer on Earth.This huge leap …
An international team, led by a scientist from the University of Sussex, have today unveiled the first practical blueprint for …
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As the New England Patriots’ 10th appearance in a Super Bowl approaches, sports fans are eager to see the legendary pairing of quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick take on the Atlanta Falcons. …
As the New England Patriots’ 10th appearance in a Super Bowl approaches, sports fans are eager to see the legendary …
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