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Old SNES Meets New Wii U With This Hack

This modded SNES displays video games on two miniature, controller-mounted screens.

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IBM Builds the World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Help Take Care of Our Nukes

IBM’s Sequoia supercomputer takes first place for world’s fastest, and brings the title back to the US.

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These Firefly-Inspired Lights Don't Need Electricity

Syracuse University scientists harness the light producing compounds from fireflies to create a lighting system that doesn't use electricity.

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USC Engineers Create a Robot Finger That Beats Humans at Feeling Textures

Reseachers engineer an artificial finger that can feel the texture difference between satin and drywall.

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MIT Develops a Fuel Cell Implant That Runs on Sugar, Turns Carbs Into Electricity

MIT engineers develop an implantable fuel cell that pulls electricity from glucose to power neural implants.

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Future Deep Space Missions Could Have Robotic Vegetable Gardens

University of Colorado Boulder students develop an automated garden for deep space missions.

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This Vacuum Backpack Lets You Climb Any Type of Wall

Utah State University engineers develop a powerful vacuum pack that soldiers can use to scale vertical walls.

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Neal Stephenson Kickstarts a Realistic, Motion-Controlled Sword Fighting Game

Author Neal Stephenson teams up with the Subutai Corporation to create an authentic, motion-controlled sword-fighting game.

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US Navy Scientists Make Solar Panels Work Underwater

What sorcery is this? US Naval researchers develop a new breed of photovoltaic cells that work efficiently underwater.

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Clambook Turns the Laptop Into a Smartphone-Powered Peripheral, Cats Herd Sheep

Clambook is a laptop peripheral that’s powered entirely by an Android or Apple smartphone.

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Army Scientists Send Batteries Through Boot Camp, Increase Energy Density by 30 Percent

Army scientists boost single-cell battery density by 30 percent by mixing in a chemical additive into electrodes.

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Corning Introduces Ultra-Flexible Paper-Cut-Inducing Willow Glass

Corning introduces its new ultra-thin and super-flexible Willow Glass that the company says is just as tough as Gorilla Glass.

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Forget Next-Gen Consoles; I Want This Retro Gaming All-in-One

This retro gaming tower comes loaded with the original console boards from the NES, PlayStation 2, Sega Master System, and 20 other retro consoles.

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Swiss Scientists Rewire Injured Spinal Cords, Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

Swiss scientists find a way to treat spinal cord injuries and have disabled rats walking within weeks.

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Mouth-Mounted MP3 Player Lets You Hear Beats Through Your Teeth

No headphones required: A design student creates a mouth mounted MP3 player that uses your head as a speaker.

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