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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By November 11, 2013

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Governments to debate Kyoto climate dilemma

Developed and developing nations are at odds over the future of the Kyoto Protocol. Negotiators are meeting in Bangkok early next month to tackle the issue.

By February 17, 2011

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Robot marching 300 miles from Tokyo to Kyoto

Eat your heart out, Energizer Bunny: Panasonic's battery-operated Mr. Evolta robot is on a 300-mile trek from Tokyo to Kyoto.

By September 23, 2010

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4WD Permoveh wheelchair turns on a dime

This wheelchair from Kyoto University has rollers within its wheels, allowing it to move sideways and diagonally.

By March 24, 2012

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Robot clone summit like one big, happy family

When the Geminoid clan gets together for a reunion of sorts in Kyoto, Japan, things get a little spooky.

By April 1, 2011

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Panasonic's Evolta bot completes 300-mile trek

Mr. Evolta makes it to Kyoto. But Tim Hornyak wants to know when he'll go head to head with the Energizer Bunny?

By November 24, 2010

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Japanese robot helps out with grocery shopping

A prototype robot called Robovie II is deployed to a supermarket in Kyoto to help seniors with their groceries. The machine can make food recommendations.

By December 18, 2009

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A $5 solar stove for rural poor, paid for by polluters

The Kyoto Box, an award-winning solar cooker made of cardboard, aims to reach millions for free with the help of the carbon credit market.

By April 15, 2009

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U.S. voluntary carbon market does not reward complexity

Unlike the Kyoto markets, the U.S. voluntary markets prefer to stick to simple types of projects.

By June 9, 2008

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Carbon Roundup: Bali, Skeptics, and Corn

After intense and contentious negotiations, representatives from 187 countries agreed to push for a new climate accord by 2009 to succeed the Kyoto Protocol.

By December 20, 2007