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self-repair

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Robot learns to walk while damaged

Researchers look to animals for inspiration in developing a groundbreaking algorithm to help broken robots adapt quickly and keep moving.

By August 5, 2014

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Samsung: Our tablet is more everything than Apple's or Microsoft's

In new ads for the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung insists that its latest tablet is more playful, more colorful, more adaptable.

By August 1, 2014

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads in January

The UK government has approved trials of self-driving cars on public roads next year.

By July 30, 2014

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Tight squeeze? Squishy robots could go from hard to soft

New material could help robots switch between hard and soft states to squeeze through small spaces -- much like an octopus.

By July 14, 2014

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Before you buy an iPhone from Virgin Mobile, read this

Commentary: The hardware is fine, and so is the service. But if your iPhone ever needs replacing, watch out.

By May 19, 2014

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Plastic hit by bullet regrows after getting hit

Will the future bring self-healing car bumpers? Researchers create a type of plastic that can regenerate over cracks and holes.

By May 8, 2014

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Healing, 'Terminator'-style: Liquid metal could fix severed nerves

Biomedical researchers in China are taking a page from Hollywood, kind of, by using liquid metal to bridge the gap between the two ends of a cut nerve.

By April 28, 2014

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10 must-see videos of the week

Best tech gifts for Mother's Day, The Fix takes on gaming, and are you ready for a really cheap smartphone?

By April 25, 2014

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Lab-made muscle repairs itself in supermouse

Duke University researchers create living skeletal muscle that looks and acts very much like the real thing -- even down to repairing itself. Then they attack it.

By April 3, 2014

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Sign of Apocalypse? Selfie: The Sitcom

ABC commissions the pilot of a sitcom called "Selfie." Because, well, zeitgeist. Or something.

By January 30, 2014