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How Does Wireless Charging Work?

September 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Wireless charging is very convenient and it makes life easier. How exactly does it work?

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The Secret Lives of Hackers

September 16, 2014 at 11:58 am

Hackers may not be who we think they are. In fact, you might be a hacker and not even know it. Learn the true meaning […]

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Synthetic squid skin

September 16, 2014 at 11:55 am

Cephalopods, which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, are among nature’s most skillful camouflage artists, able to change both the color and texture of their skin […]

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MIT Robotic Cheetah

September 15, 2014 at 10:27 am

MIT researchers have developed an algorithm for bounding that they’ve successfully implemented in a robotic cheetah.

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Why Earth’s Magnetic Shield Matters

September 15, 2014 at 10:25 am

The sun has two planets in its Goldilocks zone: the Earth and Mars. The crucial difference: a magnetic field that protects us from the sun’s […]

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A Cyber Privacy Parable

September 15, 2014 at 10:24 am

Follow the trials and tribulations of Tim as a seemingly innocent piece of digital information threatens to ruin his life when it falls into the […]

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Yahoo Wins Fight To Release NSA Legal Battle Documents

September 12, 2014 at 10:27 am

Over a year after Yahoo and other companies were shown to have handed over user data to the NSA, the company finally has proof it […]

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Why Do People Have Blind Spots?

September 12, 2014 at 10:24 am

The human eye is incredible, but is not nearly the best eye in the animal kingdom! What causes blind spots?

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Science Toy For The Brain

September 12, 2014 at 10:22 am

Interactive toy to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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DARPA’s Revolutionary New Tank Focuses On Agility

September 11, 2014 at 10:44 am

Tanks aren’t known for their agility, but DARPA’s developing one that could change that.

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Ethical robots save humans

September 11, 2014 at 10:36 am

A new experiment tests Asimov’s fictional First Law of Robotics in which ethical robots prevent humans from coming to harm.

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Morphing Wing

September 11, 2014 at 10:30 am

Michigan Aerospace engineers are using new materials and techniques to allow airplane wings to flex and move more like bird wings. Instead of traditional flaps, […]

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What Apple announced and what matters

September 10, 2014 at 2:42 pm

CNET Editor at Large Tim Stevens recaps all of the Apple product news announced today and tells you what matters.

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Apple Pay hands-on

September 10, 2014 at 2:41 pm

The Verge takes a look at Apple’s newest service, Apple Pay, which uses NFC, Touch ID, and a “secure element” to make payments in the […]

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Can sweat power your smartphone?

September 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Researchers in California have developed a device that can monitor your workout progress and generate power from your perspiration.

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