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StackablegardensviaremotecontrolPlantyournextgardeninthekitchen.Bostonstart-upGroveLabsbuildsstackableboxesthatallowpeopletogrowproduceindoors.Boxesrangefromthesizeofamicrowaveoventoarefrigerator

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Magnetic messages let smartphones receive secret data

ByPaulMarks(Image:VassilisKostakos)Weareusedtosmartphonescommunicatingusingtheirregular3G

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Magnetic messages let smartphones receive secret data

ByPaulMarksYOURsmartphonehasanewwaytocommunicate.It’scalledPulseanditusesthemagneticfieldsensorforyoursmartphone’scompassapptoreceivemessagescodedinthesignalfromanearbyelectromagnet.Thetransmissionrat

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Make robots useful by teaching them to talk like us

ByAvivaRutkinWHENAshutoshSaxenawantssomecoffeeoricecream

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Kelp wanted: Pioneering the seaweed farm of the future

FlipNicklin/PlainpictureBySandrineCeurstemontLATElastspring

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Disco-era spacecraft not dead, just out of gas

ByLisaGrossman(Image:MarkMaxwell/ISEE-3RebootProject.)Acitizenscienceefforttoreviveamiddle-agedspacecrafthascometoacloseaftertheprobe’srocketsfailedtofire.Buttheremaybelifeintheoldspacecraftyet

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Google Streetview cars sniff out gas leaks in cities

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:EnvironmentalImages/UniversalImagesGroup/Rex)NowGoogleStreetViewcarscandomorethanletyouexploreplacesyouhavenevervisited.Sensorsstrappedtothetopofthecarshavemappedhundredsofmethan

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Swimming, climbing robots explore the hostile Arctic

ByChrisBaraniuk(Image:JeremyWilkinson/BritishAntarcticSurvey)ATIRELESSscientificexpeditioniscurrentlyencampedacrossahugestretchofArcticpackice.Thedaytimetemperatureisjustabovefreezing.Regardless

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Medical app amasses evidence against war-zone rapists

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:MadsNissen/Berlingske/Panos)ASMA

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Virtual body-hack lets you become someone else

BySandrineCeurstemont(Image:YifeiChai)IKNOWI’mnolongermyselfwhenIseemyownbodystandingbesideme.What’smore

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(Image:BrettRidel)ShinealightonancienthistoryHavealookatanyartefactinamuseumandthere’slikelytobesomethingyoumiss–groovesinthestone

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Revealing all: A history of secret writing

ByCarolineMorleyNewYork

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We must prepare for superintelligent computers

ByNickBostrom(Image:JohnLund/BlendImagesLLC/Gallerystock)HUMANShaveneverencounteredamoreintelligentlifeform

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Meet Jibo, the cute social robot that knows the family

ByHalHodson(Image:JiboInc)INSUITE712oftheEventiHotel

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First boron buckyballs roll out of the lab

ByJacobAronScoreoneforboron.Forthefirsttime

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ButtonMasher: Photorealism takes gaming deeper

ByDouglasHeaven(Images:TheAstronauts)Theworldisourplayground–especiallywhenitisscannedandreplicatedexactlyinavideogame.Awaveofnewgamesuseatechniquecalledphotogrammetrytoproducedigitalreplicasofther

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Books out, 3D printers in for reinvented US libraries

(Image:ChicagoPublicLibrary)ByAvivaRutkinSpacetocreateINTHEsmalltownofFayettevilleinnorthernNewYork

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The AI boss that deploys Hong Kong's subway engineers

Bloomberg/GettyByHalHodsonJUSTaftermidnight

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Photorealism takes gaming deeper

ByDouglasHeavenTHEworldisourplayground–especiallywhenitisscannedandreplicatedexactlyinavideogame.Awaveofnewgamesuseatechniquecalledphotogrammetrytoproducedigitalreplicasoftherealworld.Thetechniquecanb

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Phone invaders: The rise of mobile malware

ByMacGregorCampbell(Image:RaymondBeisinger)Yourmostintimatecompanionmaybebetrayingyou.SmartphonesarelucrativetargetsforcybercriminalsandkeepingthemtruemightnotbeaseasyaswehopedIT’S2am.Doyouknowwha

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Colour-changing metal to yield thin, flexible displays

ByPaulMarks(Image:IsisInnovation)(Image:OxfordUniversity)Wepresentthemetalofmanycolours.Sheetsofauniquealloyjustafewnanometresthicktakeondifferenthueswiththeflickofaswitch

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Spaceport UK: Locations for launch sites unveiled

(Image:JanuszKonarski/Alamy)ByPaulMarksinFarnboroughCouldRAFStMawganbeaspaceport?YournextflighttospacewillbedepartingfromGlasgow.Oritmightbe.Thecityisonthelistofpossible“spaceport”locationsannoun

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What will hypercomputers let us do? Good question

(Image:TomGauld)WHATistheanswertotheultimatequestionoflife

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Spaceport UK: Government plan to launch spaceplanes

ByPaulMarksinFarnborough(Image:JanuszKonarski/Alamy)Builditandtheywillcome.ThatwasthemessagefromtheUKSpaceAgencytodayasitrevealedambitiousplanstobuildaspaceportsomewhereintheUKbefore2018.However

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Waste paper turned into a super-spongy battery

ByJacobAronGOTanoverflowingwastepaperbasket?Nowthere’sawaytouseunwantedprintoutstostoreenergy.Traditionalbatteriesusechemicalreactionstostorelargeamountsofenergy

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Making sure sports fans get the right message

ByBarryFoxTHEsametechnologythatsteerscruisemissilestotheirtargetsisnowbeingusedtocreatevirtualbillboardsatsportingevents.Whilespectatorsonthespotseeordinaryadvertisingplacards

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How do astronauts measure up?

ByTimThwaitesANELECTRONIC“ruler”originallydevelopedtodetecterectionsinsleepingmenisbeingbuiltintoaspecialunitthatwillprovidethefirstdetaileddataonhowhumansmoveinlow-gravityenvironments.Thedevice

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Eye drops are unmoved by tears

ByGabrielleWalkerANimprovedwaytodelivercertaindrugsdirectlytotheeyehasbeendevelopedbyscientistsfromtheUniversityofIceland.ThorsteinnLoftssonandEinarStefánssonhavemanagedtopreventtheingredientsinsomeey

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Netropolitan – Replies

[email protected]“Netropolitan”inthesubjectline.

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Why I signed up to have my head cryogenically frozen

D.J.MacLennanByD. J. MacLennanEversinceIlearnedthatpeopleeventuallydied

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End of an era: Photos show decline of the US newspaper industry

WillSteacyByJonWhiteISTHISwhatitlookslikewhenmachinescomeforourjobs?PhotographerWillSteacyhaschartedthechangesatUSdailynewspaperThePhiladelphiaInquirerfollowingtheadventofcomputerisationandtheintern

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Watch a Cygnus spacecraft burn up as it re-enters the atmosphere

ByJacobAronSometimesyoujustwanttowatchaspacecraftburn.Lastweekresearchersjumpedonboardacharteredaeroplanetowatchthere-entryofanuncrewedCygnuscapsuleasitreturnedfromtheInternationalSpaceStation(ISS).St

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Tesla driver dies in first fatal autonomous car crash in US

BeckDiefenbach/ReutersByAliceKleinThefirsteverdeathinanautonomouscarhappenedinMaythisyear

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Hear! Here! Headphones will now help you navigate the world

DopplerLabsByFrankSwainYOUhearditherefirst.Whenitcomestonavigatinginformation

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Smart studs keep an eye on road conditions

ByJustinMullinsTHEDepartmentofTransportistoevaluate“intelligent”roadstudsthatwarnmotoristsofpoordrivingconditionsandhelpthemkeepasafedistancebehindothervehicles.Thenewstudsemitsteadyorflashingcoloured

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China plans for space station with most powerful rocket launch

LiGang/Xinhua/eyevineByJacobAronTheChineseNationalSpaceAdministrationrampedupitsambitionslastweekendwithatestofitsmostpowerfulrocketyetandaprototypecrewcapsule

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Things that go bump in the engine

ByRobEdwardsMOREthanacenturyaftertheinternal-combustionenginewasinvented

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Program cooks up a recipe for health

ByAvirookSenITcanbedifficulttoprovideanenjoyable

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Probe overcomes hairy problem

ByJulieJohnsonSHORTofcuttingoutandanalysingapieceofbone

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Netropolitan – Flames

ONTHEsubjectofflaming

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Netropolitan – Chain-Letters

MEANWHiLE

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The juice, the whole juice and nothing but the juice

ByMichelleKnottFOODanddrinkinspectorshavediscoveredanewwaytotrackdownadulteratedorangejuice.ScientistsattheLeatherheadFoodResearchAssociationinSurreywillsoonarmtheauthoritieswithatechniquefordetermini

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Do face creams go skin deep?

ByAvirookSenISthesecretofsmoothskinreallyinthefacecreamthatyouuse?NowyoucouldfindoutforcertainwithatechniquedevelopedbyWinfriedKuhnoftheFraunhoferInstituteforBiomedicalEngineeringinStIngbert

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Sick babies pioneer enzyme implant

ByAndyCoghlanSIXbabiesinFrancewillbethefirsthumanstobegivenartificialorganstomakegoodthelackofavitalenzyme.ThebabiesareallsufferingfromararehereditarydiseasecalledHurler’ssyndrome

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Netropolitan – Snail mail

SNAILmail(asdenizensoftheNetdisparaginglycallpen-and-papercommunication)maybeslow

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Netropolitan – Sneaky Weapons

FOLLOWUPisoneofthesneakiestweaponsavailabletopeoplewholiketostiruptroubleonthenewsgroups.Regularreadersofanewsgroupdevotedtoaparticulartopicgetjustifiablyupsetwhenpeoplestartpostingmessagesonanentirel

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Robot eyes and humans fix on different things to decode a scene

GettyByAvivaRutkinMachinemindsareoftendescribedasblackboxes

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Netropolitan – Application Forms

ASIGNofthetimes:insteadofsendingconventionalapplicationforms

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Netropolitan – Newsreading programs

WHENyouopenyoure-mailorscanthenewsgroups

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Netropolitan – Gullible People

INTHEmidstofallthosegulliblepeople

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Cost cuts likely to dim space telescope's vision

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)ThevisionoftheJamesWebbSpaceTelescope

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