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Maybe Not Sci-Fi, But Robots Readied For Big Tests

The real world has not caught up yet with “Star Wars” and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department competition.

12/15/2013

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Researchers At Carnegie Mellon Working To Develop ‘Smart Headlights’

“We are going to figure out how to stream light in between the raindrops or snowflakes so you don’t see the weather in front of you.”

05/02/2013

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What Your Mobile App Tracks

Researchers studied 100 Android apps and found that most of them collected location information, device identifiers and/or contact lists and, in many cases, gave the info to marketers.

03/07/2013

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Pa. Student’s Software Captures The Game From The Ball’s Perspective

If you thought cameras had every angle covered on the football field, a Pennsylvania college student’s project could have you seeing the game from a whole new perspective.

02/22/2013

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The Protective Effect Of Parenting

Parents are about half as likely to catch a cold as people without children, regardless of their preexisting immunity.

07/18/2012

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Pa. Researchers Reveal Privacy Weaknesses In ‘Anonymous’ Postings

Your face says a lot about you, but could just one look (with the help of advancing technology) let others in on way too much?

08/08/2011

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