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Plants muster defenses when they 'hear' an attack

Plants vs. Caterpillars? Nope, it's not a video game mashup. It's a very real battle, and the plants are using a unique method to win.

By July 5, 2014

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Found! Atari's E.T. games dug up from New Mexico landfill

After 31 years hidden in the wake of one of the worst video game failures in history, thousands of E.T. and other Atari games were uncovered Saturday. The find ended the mystique of a great industry legend.

By April 26, 2014

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Dad turns baby into Ripley with incredible Power Loader costume

German dad Carsten Riewe built an Aliens-style Power Loader for himself and his wee 13-month-old daughter to celebrate Karneval in style.

By March 12, 2014

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Panasonic working on actual 'Alien' Power Loader

Panasonic subsidiary Activelink has a powered exosuit in the works that will let humans lift up to 220 pounds and run at speeds up to 5 miles per hour.

By February 3, 2014

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3D scanning shows a butterfly's metamorphosis

What happens when an insect undergoes metamorphosis? Scientists from the University of Manchester used micro-CT scanning to take a look.

By May 16, 2013

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Caterpillar robot's recoil too quick to see

Tufts University creates a silicone caterpillar, GoQBot, that can curl into a wheel to escape danger.

By April 28, 2011

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Obama commends Apple, Intel for U.S. manufacturing jobs

In his State of the Union address, the president gives a shout-out to the two tech companies for creating jobs in the U.S.

By February 12, 2013

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Here's the 3D-printing institute in Obama's State of the Union

The president wants you to know about the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Youngstown, Ohio, and its plans to print the future.

By February 12, 2013

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Hop suitcase follows you around like a loyal dog

Never leave your luggage unattended with a Hop suitcase, a bag that follows around at your heels wherever you go.

By October 10, 2012

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Crawling bot glows, camouflages itself with dye

DARPA's soft-bodied walkers, developed by engineers at Harvard University, can stand out or blend in with their environment, and may take on military tasks.

By August 18, 2012