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Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.

By September 23, 2014

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Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.

By October 20, 2014

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When retro is more than skin deep: Matias' mechanical ergo keyboard

At CES 2014, the boutique keyboard maker unveils a new model aimed at those who want a split design for ergonomic reasons.

By January 9, 2014

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Mechanized Lego Joker's funhouse goes into insane detail

See Lego artist Paul Hetherington's amazingly detailed 30,000-piece Joker's Funhouse, which won Best of Show at BrickCon 2013.

By December 2, 2013

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Killer robots may wage 'mechanical slaughter,' U.N. warns

A month after Human Rights Watch launched its "Campaign to Stop Killer Robots," a United Nations special rapporteur calls for a moratorium on robots that can kill without human control.

By May 30, 2013

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Quantum-mechanics security firm nabs $5.6M investment

ID Quantique is using photons to boost security for both the public and private sectors.

By October 15, 2013

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3D-printed prosthetic Iron Man hand not grown, built

A child-sized 3D-printed prosthetic hand packs in LEDs for a light-up thruster, Bluetooth, an Arduino and options for a whole bunch of cool Iron Man tech.

By October 15, 2014

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Mechanical orchestra built from decommissioned guns

Artist Pedro Reyes has built a self-playing orchestra out of weapons seized from Mexican drug cartels.

By September 18, 2013

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Breathalyser used to diagnose dolphin health

Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.

By October 15, 2014

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014