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Up close with one of the solar system's biggest asteroids

NASA debuts stunning high-resolution pictures of the gargantuan 330-mile-diameter Vesta asteroid.

By September 13, 2013

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Alien rainbow spotted on the planet Venus

The first "glory" rainbow ever seen on another planet has been spotted on Venus, revealing new clues about the planet's atmospheric composition.

By March 13, 2014

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If only Justin robot could catch knives, not balls

Rollin' Justin is an iPad-controlled humanoid that can catch two thrown balls at once. That's a neat trick, but knives would be more neat.

By April 29, 2011

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NASA issues asteroid 'Grand Challenge' to all

NASA calls on industry, academia, government agencies, and citizens alike to find ways to identify and ward off asteroid threats.

By June 18, 2013

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Paralysed woman controls robot arm using tiny brain implant

A paralysed woman has used a mind-controlled robot arm to take her first independent sip of coffee in 15 years.

By May 18, 2012

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NASA plans mission to study hidden interior of Mars

NASA aims at answering basic questions about the enigmatic interior of Mars with a relatively low-cost lander in 2016 that will probe the red planet's core and look for signs of tectonic activity.

By August 20, 2012

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Paralyzed woman moves robotic arm using thought alone

Using the BrainGate neural interface system, a woman paralyzed by a brainstem stroke serves herself coffee for the first time in 15 years.

By May 17, 2012

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Researcher offers arm to knife-wielding robot

A German researcher gives a robot a few knives--as well as his own arm--to play with. A collision avoidance system he and his colleagues are testing may help prevent injury by robot.

By May 9, 2010

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Linux Silverlight implementation goes live

Lead developer announces the full release of Moonlight 1.0, part of the Novell-led Mono project.

By February 12, 2009

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Olympus camera housings cater to the wet set

Olympus' new camera housings can take its low-end SLR and four point-and-shoot models 40 meters underwater.

By June 4, 2007