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Soft-bodied robot moves like a squid

Researchers at Harvard University present a squid-like mechanized device that looks like a modern-day Gumby.

By November 29, 2011

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The Pogo: Fancy new stylus for iPhone and iPod Touch hits the market

Ten One Design is now offering a $19.99 stylus for the iPhone and iPod Touch that has an ultralight aluminum body with an anodized finish, laser graphics, and soft tip that glides easily over the surface of the display, making it fun and easy to sketch an

By September 17, 2008

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Chocolate melt-prevention scientist: Apply for the sweetest job in the world

Are you a scientist? Do you like chocolate? Are you an EU national? If you answered yes to those three questions, consider a delicious job opening at Cambridge.

By August 18, 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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MIT's super-speedy robot fish makes flashy escape

Researchers have created a "soft" robofish powered by carbon dioxide that can swim around on its own and execute a critical escape maneuver just as fast as a real fish.

By March 13, 2014

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Salmon cannon fires 40 fish a minute

It sounds like something out of Monty Python, but the salmon cannon is actually an ingenious solution to problems with fish migration.

By August 12, 2014

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Meditation podcasts to help you relieve stress

We all face stress in our daily lives, but these podcasts can teach you how to calm your mind and body.

By July 3, 2014

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China's moon rover breaks down, mission in jeopardy

China landed its first rover on the moon to much celebration last month, but the Jade Rabbit is now in trouble.

By January 27, 2014

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JVC Everio GZ-R10

JVC's move to offer consumers a durable family camcorder is solid, but the quadproof Everio GZ-R10 on the whole comes up short.

August 5, 2014

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As high-end amps go, the Burson Timekeeper is downright tiny

Small enough for a desktop, the Burson Timekeeper can also be used in your main stereo system.

By July 5, 2014