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Team Part-Time Scientists take their Google Lunar XPrize rover for a spin

To win the Google Lunar XPrize, you not only need to land a rover on the moon by the end of 2015, you'll also need to send high-definition footage back to Earth to document the journey. We join Team Part-Time Scientists in Germany for an early systems test.

By August 29, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Part-Time Scientists visit the moon in Germany

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.

By August 29, 2014

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'Part-Time Scientists' aim to develop autonomous rover

With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.

By May 23, 2012

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This robot is better at soft-tissue surgery than a human

A newly developed robot is capable of performing soft-tissue surgery, and indeed performed better on tests than a human surgeon.

By May 4, 2016

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Scientists name hairy little beetle after Chewbacca

A newly discovered beetle gets a very big name as Star Wars-fan scientists pay tribute to everyone's favorite tall, furry alien.

By April 29, 2016

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Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.

By November 22, 2015

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It's alive...again! Scientists waking up 30,000-year-old 'giant' virus

A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?

By September 9, 2015

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Barbie still better than you, gets fully loaded smart dream home (Tomorrow Daily 315 show notes)

We thought we finally had cooler stuff than Barbie with our Nests, Hue bulbs and Amazon Echoes, but this year, she'll get a fully connected smart home featuring customizable lighting and voice commands, so I guess the joke's on us.

By February 16, 2016

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Mattel announces 3D printer for kids, smart house for Barbie (Tomorrow Daily 315)

Mattel's offerings at the New York Toy Fair include two high-tech products; also, a team of scientists use a $40 cotton candy machine to make artificial capillaries.

By February 16, 2016

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For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By June 3, 2015