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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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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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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

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Bionic hand lets amputee feel in real time

Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.

By February 7, 2014

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Robotic animal thrives on land, in sea

The Salamander Robot is an experimental machine that has been developed at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique F\351d\351rale de Lausanne). It can operate in three modes: swimming, slithering and walking. See the device in action, and find out why it's a technological first. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider reports.

November 1, 2007

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IBM packs 128TB of flash into brain-simulating supercomputer

To accommodate all the data needed to model the 70 million neurons that make up a mouse brain, Big Blue is using scads of the same type of memory used for PC solid-state drives.

By June 12, 2013

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Nissan developing brain-powered steering

In the future, thinking about turning left may no longer be just a thought. Japanese auto giant Nissan and a Swiss university are developing cars that scan the driver's thoughts and prepares the vehicle for the next move.

September 29, 2011