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Drop into the Interstellar wormhole with Oculus Rift

An Oculus Rift headset puts you onto the ship piloted by Matthew McConaughey in the new science fiction blockbuster, Interstellar

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Newscientist

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Cool inventions that make 'Star Wars' seem real (pictures)

The world of "Star Wars" is crossing over from sci-fi to our modern-day world as technology that once required movie magic has inspired real inventions. Let's start with those cool holograms.

Fri 24 Oct 14 from CNET

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New 'Surveyman' software promises to revolutionize survey design and accuracy

Doctoral student Emma Tosch of University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Computer Science won a Best Paper award this week at the premier international computer programming language design ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from

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How a computer error helped Deep Blue beat humanity's best chess player

Chess legend Garry Kasparov beat IBM computer Deep Blue four games to two in a match organized in 1996. A year later, he was man versus the machine again, accepting another challenge ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from The Verge

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Some scientists share better than others

Some scientists share better than others. While astronomers and geneticists embrace the concept, the culture of ecology still has a ways to go.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from

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Computer scientists can predict the price of Bitcoin

Scientists have crunched data to predict crime, hospital visits, and government uprisings—so why not the price of Bitcoin?

Wed 22 Oct 14 from

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New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste

New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from

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Driving profit through smart procurement

How effective are your purchasing habits? Learn about cost-saving approaches that could support your company

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Chemistry World

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When emotions control objects

Dimming a light, immersive playing on a computer, and tracking yoga exercises in real time – sensors developed by SmartCardia use various vital signs to transmit data to a host of everyday objects.

Mon 20 Oct 14 from

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Uni allows deaf and hearing to communicate naturally

People who are deaf or hard of hearing are constantly met with the challenge of communicating, since most non-deaf people don't understand sign language. But modern technology is once again ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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