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1. Japanese Researchers Build A Computer Out Of Crabs
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Researchers from Kobe University use live crabs to simulate logic gates.
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2. Nissan's New Cab Vans For New York City
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Nissan's NV200 taxi van has impressed the NYC authorities so much that it will be phased in as the exclusive next year.
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3. Fire Scout - Navy's Robotic Pirate Hunter
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Meet the Fire Scout, an unmanned robotic helicopter and the US Navy's latest weapon against the Somali pirates.
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4. North Korean 'Weather Satellite' Launch Falls Short
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North Korea fails to launch a weather satellite that many believe was a nuclear missile.'
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5. Terrafugia's Flying Car Steals Spotlight at NY Autoshow
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Terrafugia has shown that one of Man's oldest dreams is very much possible.
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6. New THX Engine Kicks Audio Up A Notch
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The Steerable Line Array developed by THX makes sure everyone in the room hears perfect audio.
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7. DARPA Crowdsources Advanced Humanoid Robot
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DARPA is challenging the robotics community to create an advanced humanoid robot that can perform a variety of advanced tasks.
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8. Microsoft Co-Founder Invests Big Into Brain Science
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, known for his commitment to exploring the human brain, has thrown another $300 million at the Allen Brain Institute.
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9. Medical Lamprey-Bots In Development
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British and US scientists say their experimental lamprey-like robot will be sniffing out diseases in as soon as 5 years.
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10. US Navy's New Toy - Hydrogen Powered Jellyfish
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How exactly does one turn an invertebrate into a robot?
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11. Fukushima Fallout Reaches California Coastline
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Radioactive iodine from Fukushima has been detected in vegetation on the California end of the Pacific Ocean.
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12. NASA Launched 5-Rockets To Study High Altitude Winds
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NASA has launched 5 rockets within 80 seconds of each other to study the winds in the upper atmosphere.
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1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
(Since the U.S. began routine chickenpox vaccination in 1995, the number of Americans sent to hospitals by the infection each year has dropped by more than two-thirds, government researchers reported Monday.)
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2. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
2. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
(Several strange creatures including a psychedelic octopus have been found in frigid waters off Antarctica in one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. )
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3. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
3. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
(Smartphone usage is officially the fastest growing technology trend of the past 3 decades.)
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4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
(This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!)
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5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
(Chimpanzees in Senegal have been observed making and using wooden spears to hunt other primates, according to a study in the journal Current Biology.)
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6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
(These are the top 5 accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to date. We cant wait to expand this list, so get to work NASA!)
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7. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
7. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
(NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.)
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8. How Jellyfish Work
8. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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1. Strange Solar System Discovered
1. Strange Solar System Discovered
(Astronomers have spotted a strange new solar system with small "puffy" planets packed in close orbit to their sun. )
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2. Laws of Physics May Vary Across The Universe
2. Laws of Physics May Vary Across The Universe
(A team of Australian and English astrophysicists may have radically transformed our understanding of the cosmos last week with a discovery suggesting that the laws of physics (as we know them) may not apply to the whole Universe!)
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3. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
3. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
(NASA's twin Mars rovers, nearing the third anniversary of their landings, are getting smarter as they get older.)
Rating: 3
Category: Astronomy
4. Africa Has Two Species of Elephants, Not One
4. Africa Has Two Species of Elephants, Not One
(Instead of one species of elephant, Africa has two, researchers said on Tuesday, confirming suspicions about the two distinctly different looking pachyderms. )
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5. Space Shuttle Launches Monday Morning
5. Space Shuttle Launches Monday Morning
(Launch pad technicians began filling shuttle Endeavour's fuel tank on Monday for a launch attempt at 8:56 a.m. EDT on a mission to deliver a long-awaited physics experiment and spare parts to the International Space Station.)
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6. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
6. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
(As strange as it sounds, scientists and businessmen alike have been trying to harvest the incredibly strong webbing of spiders for years. What most people don’t know is that spider webs are made out of an extremely durable silk, so durable in fact that it can be stronger than kevlar! )
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7. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
7. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
(A new species of giant crayfish literally crawled out from under a rock in Tennessee, proving that large new species of animals can be found in highly populated and well-explored places, researchers said on Wednesday.)
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8. Russian-U.S. Soyuz Crew Lands Safely on Earth
8. Russian-U.S. Soyuz Crew Lands Safely on Earth
(A Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted onto the Kazakh steppe through stiff winds and snow on Wednesday, delivering a U.S.-Russian astronaut trio to Earth after five months on the International Space Station.)
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Category: Astronomy