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A wearable display set for release by Microsoft later this year can augment your world with realistic, interactive virtual objects.
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Kauai’s utility takes a second stab at battery storage as solar heads toward 80 percent of peak power.
- Is Genius Smarter Than Past Attempts to Annotate the Web?
A site that began as place to annotate hip-hop lyrics thinks it’s figured out how to spread annotation to the wider Web.
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DNA data and medical images were combined to find genetic links to brain anatomy.
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Drones able to take water samples could be the first in a new wave of hands-on aerial robots.
- Microsoft Researchers Get Wrapped Up in Smart Scarf
In the quest to make wearable electronics useful, researchers take a close look at the neck.
- What Obama Meant by “Converting Sunlight into Liquid Fuel”
Here’s what the president was talking about when he referred to solar liquid fuels in the State of the Union address last night. <
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A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
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