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Short circuit halts Curiosity rover's Mars activities

An electrical hiccup means the Mars rover will be sidelined for a few days as NASA tries to locate the problem.

By March 4, 2015

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LittleBits circuits now let kid geniuses hook up to the Internet

The snap-together circuits, a 21st-century successor to old-school engineering toys like our treasured Legos, now connect to the Internet, giving children terrifying new power.

By July 25, 2014

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Hydra smart bottle puts a party on your bike

It's a water bottle! No, it's a speaker! No, it's a lantern! It's -- kind of all of those things and more. Meet the Hydra, a Kickstarter that's more than tripled its funding.

By June 23, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015

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Brain-inspired circuit board 9000 times faster than an average PC

Bioengineers at Stanford University have developed microchips based on the human brain that are more energy efficient and up to 9000 times faster than the typical PC.

By April 30, 2014

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Doctors could grow tiny versions of human brains

Scientists from Stanford University figure out a way to make "human cortical spheroids," little balls of brain cells that could offer insights into the complexities of our actual gray matter.

By June 2, 2015

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Chibitronics mixes papercraft with circuits

Ever wanted to learn how to circuits work or just create something unique with paper and electricity? Now you can with these circuit stickers from Chibitronics

By April 23, 2014

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Here's how Star Wars Day is celebrated...in SPACE

May the Fourth be with the ISS! This pun-based holiday is a reason for fans everywhere to party, even out in space itself.

By May 4, 2015

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Be your own light show in app-controlled CuteCircuit clubwear

CuteCircuit's new collection of LED fashion, controlled by a smartphone app, marries beauty with technology.

By March 13, 2014

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015