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Tomorrow Daily 140: Google's Atari AI, a futuristic doghouse for £20,000 and more

On one hand, of course we want to spoil our pets rotten, so the "Samsung Dream Doghouse" seems like a good way to do that. On the other hand, though, we don't see our dog going out and buying us any pricey gifts, so maybe we'll hold off on this ridiculously posh pad.

By March 5, 2015

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Scientists capture the first image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave

Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.

By March 3, 2015

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Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.

By January 11, 2015

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Patent holders cut streaming fees for next-gen video tech

HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.

By September 30, 2014

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Device allows completely paralysed rats to walk again

By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.

By September 28, 2014

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Battery-topped electric buses flash charge in 15 seconds

These electric buses can charge up at a stop in the amount of time it takes for passengers to get on and off.

By June 16, 2014

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Robotic furniture brings the dinner table to you

Lamps that follow you around. Tables that bring you your dinner. They might one day be coming to a room near you.

By May 21, 2014

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Super-fast robotic arm catches items in midair

Watch this new mechanized arm learn how to field objects thrown its way through a process of trial and error.

By May 12, 2014

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Blood testing coming to a touch screen near you

People with hemophilia or on blood thinners could soon skip a trip to the doc's and instead put a drop of blood on a microfluidic sticker on their smartphone screen to test how their blood is coagulating.

By March 18, 2014