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How microbes can build electric grids

Research shows bacteria exploit conducting minerals in their environment to shuttle electrons between species, allowing greater growth.

By Jun. 4, 2012

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Scientists unveil plans for 19-mile-long particle smasher

The blueprints are ready. If it gets funded, the multibillion-dollar International Linear Collider could help solve the mystery of cosmic dark matter.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Could bionic plants save our lives one day?

Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Kia electrifies its Soul

Kia announced today that it would offer an electric version of its Soul model.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Scientists transform cement into liquid metal

Laser beams and an aerodynamic levitator help scientists melt cement into a metallic-glass material that can act as a semiconductor.

By May. 28, 2013

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Semiconductors could detect nuclear materials

Researchers at Northwestern University design new semiconductor material that could be part of a futuristic handheld device for spying hazardous materials, including nuclear weapons.

By Sep. 14, 2011

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Kepler data dig strikes galactic gold with 715 new planets

You should't feel as alone today as you did yesterday. NASA says it has confirmed the existence of 715 new exoplanets beyond our solar system, many of them not that different from Earth in terms of size.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Heresy? Woz says Apple should release an Android phone

In an interview, the Apple co-founder says that by releasing an Android phone as a secondary phone, it could take advantage of the Android market.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Google reveals the state of its quantum lab in short film

The multiverse, physicist Richard Feynman, lobsters, and quantum tunneling all make appearances in Google's short documentary about its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.

By Oct. 10, 2013