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Charlemagne's 1,200-year-old bones are likely the real deal

After 26 years of analysis, German researchers conclude that "with great likelihood" they've been dealing with the skeleton of Charles the Great.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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DailyDeal site unleashes itself from Google

The founders of the German daily deals site have bought back the company from Google.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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Ford develops heart-monitoring seat

The technology, developed at the carmaker's European R&D center, is still a long way from making it into vehicles but could potentially be used to warn of heart attacks.

By May. 24, 2011

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GPS sends Belgian woman to Croatia, 810 miles out of her way

A woman trying to go 90 miles to a Belgian railway station instead ends up in Zagreb because she says that's what her GPS told her to do.

By Jan. 14, 2013

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Ford's RUTH robot arm extends hand to North America

Tactile robot arm that tests car interiors has arrived on North American soil, where she's poking and prodding 2013 Fusions to collect data that helps engineers make a more comfortable car.

By Jul. 17, 2012

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Ford develops car seat that monitors your heart rate

Ford has teamed up with a German university to develop a next-gen car seat that monitors a person's heart rate health as they drive.

By May. 27, 2011

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Ford's RUTH robot gets touchy-feely with interiors

Ford has been working with a tactile robot arm to evaluate the look and feel of its vehicle interiors. The machine is meant to replace subjective human testers.

By Dec. 16, 2009

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Futuristic touch screen puts the desk in desktop

Clever German students produce a multiuser touch screen the size of a desk, which curves up to create a, well, desktop--like the metaphorical one you may be staring at now.

By Nov. 27, 2010

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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Siemens to open Colo. wind turbine R&D center

At Windpower conference, German company announces that a planned facility in collaboration with National Renewable Energy Lab will contribute to state's green-economy effort.

By Jun. 4, 2008