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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

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Live-streaming from the bottom of the Caribbean Sea

Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.

By April 13, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015

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Opossums could save you from that deadly snake bite

That's right, opossums. Tests show that their superpower to resist snake venom could be harnessed to save thousands of lives.

By March 22, 2015

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Fat-tire Storm electric bike is almost cheap at $499

A crowdfunded e-bike opportunity is aimed at netting backers an extremely affordable alternative mode of transportation, though some are questioning whether the project can deliver at such a low price.

By February 4, 2015

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​Uber vows to keep surge price promise in New York blizzard

The on-demand car service last year said it will cap fares during natural disasters. With a huge snowstorm hitting the East Coast, Uber has the chance to put its money where its mouth is.

By January 26, 2015

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Turtle robot draws Nazca line-inspired artworks on the beach

A beach robot creates large-scale sand drawings autonomously, sent to it wirelessly via an app.

By January 11, 2015

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Airwolf 3D prints an entire outfit at CES to show off its latest printers

Airwolf 3D touts its latest dual-extruder 3D printer, the AW3D HD-R, with an entirely 3D-printed custom-fit outfit at CES 2015.

By January 6, 2015

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'Snake Monster' robot has snake-bots for legs

A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.

By December 22, 2014

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Coffee brewing methods compared

Creating great coffee beverages is definitely an art form but it's just as much a science, and all methods are not created equal.

By November 14, 2014