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Self-Healing Robot Skin Grows Back Together When Cut

This is a video from a top-secret branch of the government that has been tasked with developing a race of sentient robots that will overthrow …

Google: self-driving cars safer than professional drivers - Roadshow

<b>Google has said that its data reveals self-driving cars are safer than any human driver on the road.</b><p>Speaking at the RoboBusiness robotics conference …

Quantum Gravity takes a leap #quantumgravity  

<b>Quantum Gravity takes a leap</b> #quantumgravity <br>Combining the background independent General relativity that describes the macro world with the background dependent microscopic quantum world to give us a theory that can effectively describe extreme cosmological phenomena like "Big Bang" is the holy grail of mathematical physics of our age. Despite its ambition, <b>Loop Quantum Gravity</b> has struggled to create a background independent frame work that can describe cosmological phenomena. Now researchers</b> …

NASA's Vision to Lasso Asteroid: New Concept Art Revealed (Video)

One of NASA's most audacious plans for the future is a mission to capture an asteroid and tug it back near Earth within the reach of astronaut …

Space Exploration

Japan Successfully Tests Asteroid-Shattering Space Cannon

You have to crawl before you can walk — be you a baby or an asteroid-blasting space cannon. Now, after a successful test-fire here on Earth, Japan's …

Woman killed on Texas rollercoaster fell 75ft to her death

A Texas coroner said Tuesday the passenger killed while riding a Six Flags rollercoaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75ft before striking a metal beam.<p>The county medical examiner's office released additional details Tuesday on the death of 52-year-old Rosa Irene Ayala-Gaona. She …

How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Despite a strong philosophical connection, computers and brains inhabit separate realms in research. IBM, though, believes the time is ripe to bring them together.<p>Through research projects expected to take a decade, Big Blue is using biological and manufactured forms of …

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