Super-sticky Robot Clings Underwater Like 'hitchhiker' Fish

A robot inspired by a hitchhiking fish can cling to surfaces underwater with a force 340 times its own weight. The new bot was inspired by the remora, fish that

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Buzz Shot! Camera Works Like A Bug's Eye

A new digital camera developed by researchers mimics insects’ multifaceted vision. So far, the results seem pretty buzzworthy, producing images that likely rival what many bugs see. The insect-inspired camera

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Nyc To Dc In 30 Minutes? Elon Musk Claims Verbal Ok For Hyperloop

Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:10 p.m. E.T. Elon Musk recently announced on Twitter that he had received "verbal government approval" for his Boring Company to build a

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Antiviral Paint Kills Flu On Contact

A remarkable new anti-viral polymer can be applied like paint and could help reduce the spread of germs in public areas and hospitals. The "biocidal paint" was developed by MIT’s

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Russia Jammed Your Satellites? Us Military Develops Undersea Network As Backup

In the heat of battle, the United States military coordinates air and ground movements using a global communications network of satellite links, encrypted wireless networks and old-fashioned radios. But what

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World's Biggest Plane Taxis Closer To Takeoff

The hefty, double-bodied Stratolaunch airplane — its wingspan of 385 feet (117 meters) is the widest in the world — recently reached a new milestone that brings it one step

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Syria Bombing: How Do Tomahawk Missiles Work?

This week, the United States fired 59 Tomahawk missiles to destroy a Syrian airbase in retaliation against the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons against its people, according to

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US Military Seeks Neural Implants To Restore Hearing, Sight

What if a portable computer system could one day interact directly with the human brain to help restore a person's ability to see or hear? A project recently launched by

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Why Does Virtual Reality Make Some People Sick?

Virtual reality, long the stuff of sci-fi movies and expensive, disappointing gaming systems, appears poised for a breakout. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent $2 billion in 2014 to acquire Oculus

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