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Light emitters and a camera combine to give a robot the ability to "see" without human input. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Researchers: Robots ‘See’ Objects With High-Tech Sensor

Light emitters and a camera combine to give a robot the ability to “see” without human input.

10/08/2014

An underwater robot could use ultra-sound to scan the hulls of ships suspected of smuggling. (Photo by Christopher Mobley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Researchers Develop Underwater Robots To Sniff Out Drugs, Weapons

An underwater robot could use ultra-sound to scan the hulls of ships suspected of smuggling.

10/02/2014

NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NASA: Humans Will Prove ‘We Are Not Alone In The Universe’ Within 20 Years

NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.

07/15/2014

File photo of a water faucet. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Water Can Be Filtered Using Wood

A scientist has discovered a way to create clean drinking water using wood.

03/06/2014

According to a recent study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Audi, driver responses in heart rate, face movements, skin conductance and other health vitals – were given a stress level on par with that of a person skydiving. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Study: Driving A Car As Stressful As Skydiving

According to a recent study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Audi, driver responses in heart rate, face movements, skin conductance and other health vitals – were given a stress level on par with that of a person skydiving.

06/08/2013

MIT researchers are looking to imitate nature in the medical field. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

MIT Creating Porcupine-Inspired Medical Needles

Engineers are creating medical needles and adhesives that emulate barb-tipped porcupine quills.

12/12/2012

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