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Underground medieval palace revealed by surface survey

The layout of a medieval city underground at the site of Old Sarum has been revealed through the use of non-invasive digital mapping technologies.

By December 7, 2014

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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By September 9, 2014

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Sunken Pearl Harbor battleship USS Arizona scanned in 3D

The battleship USS Arizona, sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor, has undergone extensive underwater 3D scanning to preserve this historic monument.

By May 28, 2014

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Even limited to 25 mph, Google's car will arrive faster than you think

Google's new self-driving car prototype surprised even robo-car experts and suggests the company is further along than expected.

By May 29, 2014

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​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014

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The cutting-edge tech behind the hunt for lost WWII planes

For years, the BentProp Project has searched the seas off Palau for missing planes shot down by the Japanese. Now the group has access to the latest oceanographic technology, which it used to find two aircraft lost for 70 years.

By April 20, 2014

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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers.

By April 20, 2014

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Queensland police mapping crime scenes with 3D scanner

The Queensland police will be using the CSIRO's Zebedee scanner to map crime scenes in 3D.

By February 17, 2014

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Get a Neato robot vacuum cleaner for $149.99

It may be a refurbished, discontinued model, but it's still a great way to keep your floor free of dust, dirt, and Cheerios.

By February 10, 2014

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Driverless trucks get in shape for US Army convoy duty

Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.

By January 31, 2014