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high-frequency radio waves

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Bose Wave Radio III

Bose Wave Radio III

By May 1, 2012

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Deep-space radio waves 'heard' at opposite points on Earth

Anomaly no more? Radio observatories in Australia and Puerto Rico have both now picked up brief bursts of radio waves from beyond our galaxy.

By July 15, 2014

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Parkes Observatory: Extraterrestrial messages or microwave noodles?

Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.

By April 12, 2015

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This working computer is smaller than a grain of rice

The University of Michigan's Micro Mote is a fully autonomous computer that's programmed and charged via light and could be used for a variety of medical and industrial purposes.

By April 6, 2015

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This supersonic fingerprint scanner maps your sweat pores

High-frequency sound waves help this new scanning technology cut through grime, and make authenticating your identity with your finger more secure than ever.

By March 2, 2015

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Of Meerkats and marketers: The highlights of SXSW 2015

Reporters' notebook: The annual technology, film and music confab showed us that brands have money to blow, and a tiny app can still make a name for itself when the tech industry converges on Austin, Texas.

By March 18, 2015

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Mysterious galaxy cluster looks like a cosmic finger painting

Galaxies smashing into each other produce mysterious phenomena that don't even look real when observed from a distance.

By March 10, 2015

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Listen up! Qualcomm's ultrasonic 3D fingerprint scanner could one day give passwords the finger (hands-on)

Sound waves aren't just for voices. They're also adept at priming your prints, and one day replacing your passwords.

By March 2, 2015

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How 5G will push a supercharged network to your phone, home, car

The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.

By March 2, 2015

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A jetpack that helps you run faster (and use less energy) on Tomorrow Daily

Researchers at Arizona State University have designed the 4MM, a jetpack designed to help its wearer run a 4-minute mile, and expend less energy doing it. We've never even run a 6-minute mile, so we'll need to crank this thing up to 11.

By September 15, 2014