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Jul 21, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Scientists are investigating ways to use microscopic organisms in robots to direct their behavior and function. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
So-called memcomputers process and store data just like the human brain.
May 14, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
Positive Train Control systems use satellite and computer data to monitor trains and prevent them from going too fast.
May 11, 2015 02:13 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A surprisingly simple software bug renders many computers helpless in the face of big numbers. Continue reading →
Apr 20, 2015 08:50 AM ET // AFP
Users select drawings and photos of various figures, situations, emotions or ideas, and combine them with color, sound, and text to create a message.
Mar 26, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Researcher Randy Olson consulted TripAdvisor to compile a list of the most popular attractions in each city and then crunched the locations through his algorithm. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2015 02:42 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Infrared light and optical monitors translate minute eye movements onscreen.
Mar 16, 2015 12:07 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Complete the last half of a search query for points.
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