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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By 13 August 2014

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By 7 April 2014

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Giant tablets, 3D printers among top school technology for 2014

Huge touch-screen displays, 3D printers, and a host of programmable robots are ready for class.

By 23 January 2014

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Vroom vroom: Mario Kart gets real-life run

A group of geeks from Texas make a real-life version of the quintessential racing video game Mario Kart, complete with working power-ups.

By 19 January 2013

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Lego robotic arm is grabby--in a good way

A robotic arm made entirely of Legos shows off a full range of motion designed to mimic a real human arm and hand.

By 11 February 2012

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Photos: Power on for Boeing's Dreamliner

It's been a long, earthbound road so far for the 787, but the aircraft got a spark of life recently with the arrival of electricity in the first assembly line model.

By 24 June 2008

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Anybots: Building your robot army

Glaskowsky reports from a meeting of the Homebrew Robotics Society at the headquarters of Anybots, makers of teleoperated humanoid robots.

By 27 September 2007