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​Elliptic Labs ultrasonic gestures are impressive and coming soon

Capacitive touch devices keep getting better and better, but the next step of natural interaction is to get rid of touch altogether.

By October 8, 2014

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Hit the track with these running apps

These GPS-tracking apps can tell you exactly how far you run and act as a training coach.

By May 19, 2015

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Fishing in space: Nets could snag space junk

Removing old satellites from orbit may one day happen in much the same way a fisherman scoops up schools of fish.

By March 23, 2015

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Four NASA spacecraft search for secrets of magnetic explosions

A phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection releases crazy amounts of energy around our planet. NASA now has a way to study it in more detail than ever.

By March 13, 2015

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Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes

A winner has been declared in the debate about stars, dark matter and black holes, and it can help us understand how elliptical galaxies grow.

By February 19, 2015

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Black hole storm in a Teacup (Galaxy)

Astronomers have spotted in an otherwise not-very-interesting galaxy a raging storm erupting from the black hole at its core.

By February 12, 2015

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Elliptic Labs uses ultrasound for touchless gesture control

The Silicon Valley startup shows off its new technology at CES and discusses its plans to partner with computer makers, as well as its software development kit.

By January 8, 2013

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014

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'Man in the Moon' gets a new origin story

Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.

By October 1, 2014

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See epic computer sim re-create the universe

In a project of galactic proportions, scientists plug the laws of physics, matter, dark matter, and dark energy into a supercomputer network to simulate the development of our universe, starting just after the Big Bang.

By May 7, 2014