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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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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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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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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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Homemade undersea scanner finds strange new world

Nathaniel Stern dives beneath the sea armed with DIY photography rigs toggled from custom electronics. The artist's results? Bizarre and beautiful.

By July 14, 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

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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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3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life

Spanish surgeons frustrated by a young boy's seemingly inoperable tumor turn to 3D printing to tackle the challenging operation.

By July 3, 2014

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Why CNET compiles cell phone radiation charts

The debate over whether mobile phones pose a danger to your health may never be resolved, but CNET will continue to follow the issue.

By June 13, 2014

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Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.

By June 3, 2014