Declaration of Independence discovery stuns experts

Harvard researchers were initially skeptical when a database project indicated that an extremely rare parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence was in a small records office in Southern England.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/24/declaration-independence-discovery-stuns-experts.html

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Researchers fly camera drones over erupting volcanoes with spectacular results

British researchers working in Guatemala have been getting closer than ever to erupting volcanos thanks to advances in drone technology, and the attached cameras have been producing some stunning footage along the way.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/21/researchers-fly-camera-drones-over-erupting-volcanoes-with-spectacular-results.html

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Safe to play? Off-site doctors use robots to diagnose football concussions

The nearest doctor is sometimes far from the football-loving schools of rural America, so researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern and the Mayo Clinic put a telepresence robot on the sideline.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/12/safe-to-play-off-site-doctors-use-robots-to-diagnose-football-concussions.html

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Scientists create 'lip password' that IDs users by their lips' movements

A team of researchers in Hong Kong have created the ‘lip password’, a method of biometric authentication that verifies a person’s identity by analyzing their lips’ movements and texture. The researchers have already patented the method.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/scientists-create-lip-password-that-ids-users-by-their-lips-movements.html

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New long-distance laser beam tech could help inspectors sniff out weapons-grade uranium

Researchers at the University of Michigan have announced a new technique that detects enriched uranium from a long distance with the help of lasers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/14/new-long-distance-laser-beam-tech-could-help-inspectors-sniff-out-weapons-grade-uranium.html

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Jack the Ripper mystery: Researchers hit roadblock

Researchers looking to identify the last known victim of Jack the Ripper have hit a low-tech roadblock that will likely prevent them from unleashing their DNA testing technology on any potential remains.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/13/jack-ripper-mystery-researchers-hit-roadblock.html

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Meet RAMBO, the Army's new 3D-printed grenade launcher

Researchers at the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center last week announced they successful developed and fired a 3D-printed grenade from a 3D-printed grenade launcher.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/13/meet-rambo-armys-new-3d-printed-grenade-launcher.html

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Facial-recognition software may help save Earth's most endangered mammals

Lemurs are considered the world’s most endangered mammal, but a team of researchers have devised a system called LemurFaceID, which uses facial-recognition software to spot lemurs in their natural habitat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/20/facial-recognition-software-may-help-save-earth-most-endangered-mammals.html

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King Tut tomb mystery: Experts tap tech in new hunt for secret chambers

Researchers will continue their search for secret chambers in King Tutankhamun’s tomb this year, harnessing sophisticated radar technology to find out if another burial is hidden at the famous site.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/king-tut-tomb-mystery-experts-tap-tech-in-new-hunt-for-secret-chambers.html

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Real-life Spider-Man coming soon: Artificial spider web can be grown in labs

Researchers in Sweden have developed a technique for growing large quantities of artificial spider silk in labs using bacteria. Now we just need Spider-Man-style web shooters to go along with it!

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/12/real-life-spider-man-coming-soon-artificial-spider-web-can-be-grown-in-labs.html

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MIT researchers make buildings smart enough to 'sense' internal damage over time

MIT researchers have developed a new computational model for buildings that analyzes ambient vibrations and uses these insights to monitor for damage or mechanical stress.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/09/mit-researchers-make-buildings-smart-enough-to-sense-internal-damage-over-time.html

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MIT makes breakthrough in morality-proofing artificial intelligence

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In groundbreaking work on morality-proofing AI, researchers at MIT are designing neural networks that will provide explanations for why they reached a conclusion.

The post MIT makes breakthrough in morality-proofing artificial intelligence appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238611-mit-makes-breakthrough-morality-proofing-artificial-intelligence?source=Computing

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Harvard has built a cigarette-smoking robot, and it's here to help

Researchers working to discover more about how smoke impacts people’s health have developed an artificial human lung airway-on-a-chip and smoking robot to carry out more accurate tests.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/01/harvard-has-built-cigarette-smoking-robot-and-its-here-to-help.html

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MIT uses 3D printing technology to create shock absorbing 'skin'

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have announced that they used 3D printing technology to create custom shock-absorbing “dampers,” or “skins,” to protect drones and robots.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/04/mit-uses-3d-printing-technology-to-create-shock-absorbing-skin.html

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Researchers create working transporter, but only manage to teleport photons

Researchers have created a transporter capable of teleporting photons just under four miles. It used an entangled pair of photons and dark optic cables installed by the city of Calgary.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/26/researchers-create-working-transporter-but-only-manage-to-teleport-photons.html

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Satellite data can help predict which of the world's tropical forests are in trouble

Researchers at Wageningen University are using satellite data to produce heat maps showing which of the world’s tropical forests might be in trouble. The results could help people intervene before it’s too late.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/satellite-data-can-help-predict-which-worlds-tropical-forests-are-in-trouble.html

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Researchers develop next-gen laser based on fluorescent jellyfish proteins

Researchers have demonstrated the world’s first polariton laser based on lab-grown, fluorescent jellyfish proteins — which has the possibility of helping trigger major advances in fields such as optical computing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/23/researchers-develop-next-gen-laser-based-on-fluorescent-jellyfish-proteins.html

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Sophisticated 'ProjectSauron' malware hid, undetected, for years

Security researchers have identified a complex malware dubbed “ProjectSauron” that hid, undetected, within a number of organizations for five years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/09/sophisticated-projectsauron-malware-hid-undetected-for-years.html

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