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Lucasfilm ditches paper holiday cards for animated 'Star Wars' droids

For the first time in decades, Lucasfilm sends an animated holiday greeting rather than a collectible print card. The stars: crafty "Star Wars" droids R2-D2 and C1-10P Chopper.

By December 20, 2014

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Lucasfilm and Lucas to release 'Strange Magic' animated musical

"Strange Magic" -- a new animated film from Lucasfilm and George Lucas will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23.

By November 11, 2014

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Small surgical bot's bendable claw aims to assist in delicate procedures (Tomorrow Daily 215)

Vanderbilt University researchers spent six years working on a "bendable needle" concept for surgical procedures. After starting off as a rigid prototype, the device finally has a kind of "wrist" researchers hope may someday decrease healing time for patients.

By July 27, 2015

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Science meets sci-fi in new ILM retrospective

"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill narrates a new special -- "Raiders, Raptors and Rebels: Behind the Magic of ILM" -- with interviews of George Lucas, Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr. and more. It airs at 10 p.m. ET/PT today on the Science Channel.

By July 19, 2015

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Reasons to get excited for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

If you missed the star-studded panel for "The Force Awakens" at Comic-Con 2015, "Star Wars" expert Bonnie Burton is your guide to why we should all be freaking out like happy Jawas about the upcoming movie. Utinni!

By July 15, 2015

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Director J.J. Abrams weighs in on diversity in the Star Wars universe

At Comic-Con 2015, the director of the hotly anticipated "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" calls ethnic and gender diversity in film roles "a big consideration."

By July 11, 2015

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It's easy to add lightsaber and Kylo Ren emoji to 'Star Wars' tweets

You no longer need a high Midi-chlorian count to wield a lightsaber! Just include the hashtags #lightsaber, #StarWars and #TheForceAwakens to use the Force online. Don't forget to tweet characters #KyloRen and #Phasma emojis too.

By July 10, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015

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'Star Wars' stormtrooper walks over 501 miles to Comic-Con to honor his late wife

After he realized that the distance between San Francisco and San Diego was 501 miles, 501st Legion member Kevin Doyle decided to walk to Comic-Con to honor his late wife.

By July 9, 2015

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Who should play young Han Solo in the upcoming movie? (Tomorrow Daily 205)

Lucas film announced a standalone Star Wars film focusing on everyone's favorite space scoundrel, Han Solo. It's a bit of an origin story, so we picked some fantastic leading young men who could potentially step into the role.

By July 8, 2015