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Berkeley scientists have 'smart dust' on the brain

California researchers theorize that tiny electronic sensors the size of dust particles could be used in future brain studies.

By July 17, 2013

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Meet Amazon's busiest employee -- the Kiva robot

As consumers buy more from the Internet's largest retailer, it keeps up by outfitting warehouses with robots that work at speeds humans can't.

By November 30, 2014

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How robots may be used to help fight Ebola

As the virus continues to ravage parts of Africa, scientists and engineers at US universities are brainstorming ways tech and robots ​can help in the crisis. And robotics researchers at UC Berkeley are part of the discussion, as CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By November 6, 2014

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eBay's Instagram mega-collage zooms in on what inspires you

Artist spends three days assembling a crowdsourced collage of photos from around the world to promote an artistic new eBay venture.

By November 10, 2014

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How robots could be used to fight Ebola

As more people die from the virus, robotics experts are looking for ways to enlist robots in the fight to contain Ebola in the coming months and years.

By November 8, 2014

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Uber driver charged with battery on SF rider

A driver is cited after he allegedly pulled a passenger out of his car and then smashed her phone.

By October 21, 2014

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

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Know an earthquake is about to hit before the shaking starts

Smoke alarms warn us about fires, but what if we had devices in our homes to warn us about earthquakes seconds before they strike? For less than $100, a UC Berkeley professor has figured out how to make an in-home early warning quake system. CNET's Sumi Das looks at what it takes to make it work.

By October 7, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Become legend? Ambitious Destiny aims for gaming superstar status

The minds behind Halo, one of the most successful game franchises ever made, hope to strike it again with a massive new game being bankrolled in part by Activision Blizzard.

By September 8, 2014