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Watch These Robotic Plant Roots Grow Like The Real Thing [Video]

One day, they could be used to monitor soil. Or your inner organs.<p>This robot is putting down roots. Recently at the Living Machines conference in London, researchers from the Italian Institute of Technology debuted a system of robotic roots that can grow and turn in response to stimuli in their …

GRUMPY CAT Internet Sensation Gets a Movie

What’s inside Motorola’s digital tattoo?

Motorola dropped some jaws this week, when Advanced Technology and Projects Group chief Regina Dugan revealed the company’s tinkering on digital …

Apollo 11 Moon dust found after missing for 40 years

An extremely rare and out of this world treasure was discovered recently. One that has many asking questions about why and how it went missing in the …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

iPhone's New iOS7 Design Is Flat as Hell and You Can't Stand the Wait Anymore

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After hearing a lot about the "flat" new look of iOS 7 that may or may not be revealed at Apple's …

Samsung will provide OLEDs for consumer version of Glass - report

<i>Google has placed orders for OLED displays from Samsung, to be used in the consumer version of Glass, says a Korean press report.</i><p>Google is gearing up to manufacture and sell the consumer version of the Glass wearable computer, which the company’s chairman Eric Schmidt said might happen sometime …

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Scientists identify cell that could hold the secret to limb regeneration

Researchers have identified a cell that aids limb regrowth in Salamanders. Macrophages are a type of repairing cell that devour dead cells and pathogens, and trigger other immune cells to respond to pathogens. In humans, they're also important to muscle repair, which led Dr. James Godwin, of the …

IBM's Watson gets a job in customer service

If you've ever been stuck on the phone for an hour with a help desk person who seems more lost than you are, then you know how important customer …

A Genius Tip for Quick, Easy Lemonade

Spring can sneak up on one in New York City; the moment sunny, warm weather arrives everyone magically appears on the street in shorts, summer …