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Building an interactive virtual chamber orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra has been converted into a traveling virtual installation that lets visitors can interact with the music up close and personal.

By September 26, 2013

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3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.

By October 14, 2014

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Citroen concept refits C4 Cactus production model for 118 mpg

Developing new technologies to maximize fuel economy, the French carmaker shows how it can make its standard C4 Cactus model achieve over 100 mpg.

By October 2, 2014

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Library of Congress cooks CDs in quest to save them

In an attempt to preserve its collection of more than 500,000 CDs, the Library of Congress is doing some torture testing.

By August 28, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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New York subway cell coverage stinks, but here are the best lines

A test conducted by Global Wireless Solutions found that the cellular deployment in New York subways remains lacking.

By June 30, 2014

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The real-life Minas Tirith from 'Lord of the Rings': A tour of Mont Saint-Michel

For over 1,000 years, Mont Saint-Michel has stood the test of time, sieges, sacks, and more. Its iconic positioning, on a tiny island just off the French coast, has given inspiration to movie makers, designers for games like Assassin's Creed, and artists of all kinds. Here's a full photo tour of this island village, castle, and abbey.

By June 27, 2014

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Will Microsoft bring Cortana to iOS and Android?

Microsoft contemplates whether to bring its Cortana personal digital-assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?

By June 13, 2014

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Secret Service urgently seeks sarcasm-detecting software

In a work order posted online, the service is looking for software that synthesizes social-media data and weeds out false positives and sarcasm. Oh, and it has to be IE8 compatible.

By June 3, 2014