Robots

MIT’s Robot Cheetah Can Now Dodge Obstacles When It Runs You Down

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MIT has just upgraded its robot cheetah to dodge obstacles, making catching you and mauling you that much easier.

science

Genetic Engineering Just Made A Major Breakthrough

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For the first time, we've put an artifical chromosome inside a life form, and made it work.

VACCINES

Medical Science Might Be On The Verge Of Wiping Out HIV Completely

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Two breakthroughs might mean HIV will be a thing of the past.

#TRAILERS

New Twilight Clip: Yuppie Vampires teach Bella what it means to be soulless

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Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 opens November 16th and Summit just released this new clip, called "Acting Human," in which the other vampires attempt to teach vampire Bella how to pass as human, while Taylor Lautner just sits there with all the charisma of a balloon with abs drawn on it.

science

First Practical Maser Put Together With Crap from eBay

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A major scientific breakthrough was slapped together by a physicist in his spare time in a half-assed manner. What have you done today?

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

How Close Are We To Biobatteries?

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No, we haven't figured out how to use babies as batteries (although research is ongoing).


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