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The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

By Morgan Clendaniel2 minute Read<p>Robots are coming. This much is certain. The robots we have now are just the first tiny soldiers in an army of …

Robotics

How to create a flu vaccine that works year after year

Engineers may be a step closer to a universal flu vaccine that could be produced more quickly and offer broader protection than vaccines available …

This Year's Biggest Discoveries in Science

From the edge of the solar wind to ancient human DNA, science made big strides in 2013.<p>Science mattered more than ever in 2013. Climate science questions raged after Super Typhoon Haiyan pummeled the Philippines. And scientific expertise figured in disarmament debates in Syria and in Iran's …

The science of Christmas: Santa Claus, his sleigh, and presents

Santa Claus delivers presents to all the good children in the world. But how? And why? We take a look at the science of Christmas gifts<p><b>How fast does Santa travel?</b><p>If we assume that Santa has to travel 510,000,000km on Christmas Eve, and that he has 32 hours to do it (<b>the reasoning behind these</b> …

Reindeer

This One-of-a-Kind Leica is Made Entirely Out of Plastic Bits You Snap Off a Poster

Forget gold plating and celebrity altruism — the rarest Leica camera of them all may be made entirely out of plastic.<p>The project started as a …