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A real R2-D2 on the space station

Mouse astronauts are joining the research carried out at the International Space Station.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:22:00 EDT
GHOST: Stealth ship of the future

Juliet Marine Systems is funding and designing GHOST, a cutting-edge stealth sea vessel, but will the U.S. Navy buy it?

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:19:36 EDT
Make time-lapse videos on Instagram

Instagram's new free app Hyperlapse uses the iPhone's gyroscope to capture steady time-lapse videos, even if you're moving.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:48:05 EDT
Tech helps Alzheimer's caregivers

How caregivers are using smart-home technology and wearable devices to monitor family members with memory problems, helping them live independently for longer amounts of time.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:48:35 EDT
Ralph Lauren's new tech threads

Ralph Lauren is launching wearable tech clothing with sensors that will help monitor health and performance.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:47:20 EDT
'Mousetronauts' and a real R2-D2 on the ISS

Mouse astronauts are joining the research carried out at the International Space Station.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:20:58 EDT
GHOST: Stealth ship of the future

Juliet Marine Systems is funding and designing GHOST, a cutting-edge stealth sea vessel, but will the U.S. Navy buy it?

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:19:36 EDT
Instagram gets time-lapse videos moving

Instagram's new free app Hyperlapse uses the iPhone's gyroscope to capture steady time-lapse videos, even if you're moving.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:49:43 EDT
Sensors let Alzheimer's patients stay at home

How caregivers are using smart-home technology and wearable devices to monitor family members with memory problems, helping them live independently for longer amounts of time.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:54:46 EDT
Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates

A small rung on a long ladder to Mars broke on Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in ball of fire in the sky. The rocket self-destructed as a safety measure -- a common practice in the aerospace industry.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:13:45 EDT
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