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u.c. berkeley

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Moon dust gathered by Neil Armstrong discovered in warehouse after 40 years

While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.

By May 25, 2013

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Stereo 3D devices can be such a headache--literally

A study out of Berkeley finds that a phenomenon called vergence-accommodation--focusing on both the distance to a screen and the content in front of or behind that screen--can lead to discomfort, fatigue, and headaches.

By July 21, 2011

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New blood-analysis chip detects disease in minutes

Researchers at U.C. Berkeley are working on new chip that could analyze a drop of blood to detect hundreds of illnesses, including HIV, all at once and in minutes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By March 30, 2011

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Suit alleges Disney, other top sites spied on users

An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated the date of the report issued by U.C. Berkeley researchers. The correct date was Aug. 10, 2009.

By August 15, 2010

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Willow Garage gets robots into researchers' hands

The company says its open-source PR2 machines are a big step toward all-purpose robots. Now 11 R&D teams from around the world will get a crack at making that happen.

By May 27, 2010

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If a mosquito bites in Sub-Saharan Africa, grab your cell phone

The CellScope might revolutionize the speed and ease with which we diagnose and screen for malaria, tuberculosis, and more.

By August 4, 2009

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Beaver-tailed robot mimics tree-climbing insects

Climbing robot uses claws to scale telephone poles.

By May 20, 2009

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'Silent Drum' makes noise at music competition

Among other creations, Georgia Tech's first Guthman Musical Instrument Competition produces a robotic guitar and an instrument that accompanies a player's movements in the game Sudoko.

By March 10, 2009

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Clean-tech group forms to support Obama

"Clean Tech and Green Business for Obama" aims to raise $1 million for the Democratic presidential nominee while elevating issues of climate change and alternative energy.

By September 4, 2008

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Researcher: Misunderstandings surround RFID in use today

In particular, the general public doesn't get how RFID technology works within e-passports and credit cards, which could create unnecessary risk.

By April 14, 2008