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Does Google dream of electric sheep? (pictures)

Robotic vision doesn't quite see the world like it does in the movies... it's a whole lot weirder.

6 Images By June 19, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: A hearing aid you wear...in your mouth?

Instead of a cochlear implant or a traditional hearing aid, this device would fit like a retainer inside a patient's mouth. Combining the device with training the brain to decode impulses from the tongue's nerves, you would theoretically be able to "hear" sound.

By February 11, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 128: Google's newest robo-dog, Wi-Fi sheep and more

On today's show, we feel slightly charmed by Google's new four-legged robot, learn more about how sheep can become Wi-Fi hotspots, and discuss an oral hearing aid that hopes to someday use a patient's tongue to "hear."

By February 11, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


New artificial intelligence writes choose-your-own-adventure games

An artificial intelligence called Scheherazade crowdsources data to put together plots for interactive stories.

By September 14, 2015


Step right up and see the first footage of the elusive vampire squirrel

Ladies and gentlemen, feast your unbelieving eyes on the first recorded footage of this mysterious rodent! Marvel at its massive, fluffy tail! Hear unbelievable stories about its bloodthirsty nature!

By September 7, 2015


Fly off to dream land in this Millennium Falcon bed

You don't need to beat Lando Calrissian in a game of sabacc to get your own Millennium Falcon. Plus this version of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy from Pottery Barn Kids is a lot more comfy to sleep in.

By September 4, 2015


Health tech is going to save your life (for real)

From 3D-printed organs to cancer-fighting nanotech, the most important branch of technology right now is the one that will keep you living longer and stronger.

By August 10, 2015


What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By August 4, 2015