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Mohawk-wearing humanoid robot slays wasps

A Japanese professor comes to the aid of a friend who's been repeatedly stung by wasps, building a ladder-climbing robot to kill the pests.

By October 25, 2010

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Hard-core Wasp knife makes its point

Weapon instantly injects a freezing cold ball of compressed gas, approximately the size of a basketball, into the unlucky recipient.

By July 25, 2008

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Hubble telescope spots signs of water on five planets

Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.

By December 4, 2013

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012

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Air Force commits to micro air vehicle

Full production planned for Wasp III MAV.

By January 25, 2008

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Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

The town of Gadsden, Ala., has 100,000 inhabitants and two UAVs. The police chief says he has no idea why, even though they've been there for two years. He claims they've never been used.

By May 2, 2012

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Odds of dying from an asteroid strike: 1 in 74,817,414

Scientists estimate there are around 500,000 near-Earth asteroids the size of 2012 DA14, and less than 1 percent have been discovered.

By February 15, 2013

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AeroVironment flies ahead with 'nano' air vehicle

It gets funding from DARPA to build an insect-size device that would conduct recon and surveillance operations indoors and out.

By May 27, 2008

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Hunger Games: Girl on Fire for iOS brings the action

This "teaser" game tests your running, jumping, and shooting skills. It gets old fast, but it sure is fun while it lasts.

By March 23, 2012

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This week in Crave: The quadrillion dollar edition

This week, we joined a "Gangnam Style" flash mob, repelled water with our bodies, and voted for a video game hero for president.

By October 13, 2012