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Ability to perceive minds of others emerges in robot

ByCelesteBiever(Image:Specs.UPF.EDU2013)THEpearlywhitehumanoidwatchesplacidlyasthewomanmovesatoybricksittingonthetable.Inside

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Twitter tracker shows where food poisoning is a risk

ByHalHodson(Image:FrancesRoberts/Alamy)PeoplelovetotalkaboutfoodonTwitter–especiallywhenthingsgowrong.Sohowaboutusingittotrackwhichrestaurantsaregivingpeoplefoodpoisoning?AdamSadilekhasbuiltasys

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Technical tweaks won't stop online abuse

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The future of fabrication is a tough picture to paint

ByJamieCondliffeReportsofthefuture’sarrivalhavebeengreatlyexaggerated(Image:Alamy)TheFutureisHere:ANewIndustrialRevolution

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The fracking debate needs more light, less heat

DEBATESoverfrackingtendtogeneratemoreheatthanlight.NowhereisthatmoretruethanintheUK

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Beyond 3D printing: The all-in-one factory

ByChrisBaraniuk(Image:Mebotics)3DPRINTERSareabouttogetanupgrade.Thelatestnotonlyprintsobjects

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Space station poised to launch open-source satellites

ByLisaGrossman(Image:NASA)Wanttodoyourownspaceexperiment?Fromnextweek

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Coding for brain chips gives cognitive computing boost

ByDouglasHeaven(Image:EmmettMcQuinn

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Robot face reveals the emotional side of slime mould

ByCelesteBieverVideo:Watchaslimemouldcontrolarobot’sfaceSLIMEmouldiscleverstuff.Itfindsthequickestpathbetweenfoodandhasevenshownsignsofhavingmemory–despitenothavingabrain.Nowweknowwhatfacesitmightpul

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Robot face lets slime mould show its emotional side

ByCelesteBieverVideo:Watchaslimemouldcontrolarobot’sfaceSlimemouldiscleverstuff.Itfindsthequickestpathbetweenfoodandhasevenshownsignsofhavingmemory–despitenothavingabrain.Nowweknowwhatfacesitmightp

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Meshnet activists rebuilding the internet from scratch

ByHalHodson(Image:PaulTaylor/Getty)THEinternetisneitherneutralnorprivate

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One Per Cent

Tweettrackerforstomach-turningfoodPeoplelovetotalkaboutfoodonTwitter–especiallywhenitgoeswrong.SoAdamSadilekattheUniversityofRochesterhasbuiltasystemcallednEmesisthattrackstweetstoseewhichrestaurantsa

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Breathing new life into the pneumatic dream

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Fukushima leaks will keep fisheries closed

ByMichaelMarshall(Image:KanshiroSonoda/AP/PA)OvertwoyearsaftertheFukushimaDaiichinuclearplantinJapanwasdevastatedbyatsunami

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After tweeted rape threats, Twitter promises change

ByNiallFirthEditorial:“Technicaltweakswon’tstoponlineabuse“TWITTERhasturnednasty.Rapethreats

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Micropayments now ready to slash price of online news

ByHalHodson(Image:EvanVucci/AP/PA)WHENheboughttheWashingtonPostfor$250millionlastweek

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Frack on or frack off: Can shale gas save the planet?

ByMichaelBrooks(Image:PA/AP/BrennanLinsley)Editorial:“Thefrackingdebateneedsmorelight

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Watch virtual people flee to plan escape routes

BySaraReardonWHENafirealarmgoesoffandsmokeisseen

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Hyperloop: Musk unveils high-speed pneumatic transport

ByAdamBecker(Image:TeslaMotors/APPhoto)(Image:TeslaMotors)Editorial:“Breathingnewlifeintothepneumaticdream“Fancycommutingintoworkinanarrowmetalcapsulethatfloatsonairatclosetothespeedofsound?T

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Accidentally cut your ear off? Just 3D print a new one

ByJulianRichards(Image:XuYu/Xinhua/Eyevine)It’swaytoolateforVincentvanGogh

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Newmatics: antique tubular messaging returns

ByJacobAron(Image:NorbertvonderGroeben/StanfordHospitalandClinicsphotographer)Editorial:“Breathingnewlifeintothepneumaticdream“INAwindowlessroominaLondonbasement

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Keep tags on your stuff and never lose it again

ByPaulMarks(Image:BeauLark/Fancy/Plainpicture)ASKGooglewhereyouleftyourcarkeysandyouwon’tgetausefulanswer.ButasktheFindMyStuffsearchengineanditreplies:“Yourcarkeysareinthesofa.”That’snojoke–goover

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Not like us: Artificial minds we can't understand

(Image:RobertHodgin)ByDouglasHeavenItcanseethingswemissandknowsusbetterthanweknowourselvesRickRashidwasunderstandablynervous.Ashesteppedontothestagetoaddress2000researchersandstudentsinTianjin

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Nudges towards the online world beyond Facebook

BySallyAdeeInsidelookingin(Image:Contrasto/Eyevine)Theglobalscopeoftheinternethasonlymadeusmoreinsular

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Robotic plant learns to grow like the real thing

BySandrineCeurstemontVideo:RobotplantlearnstogrowliketherealthingPlantscouldsoonhaveroboticcounterparts.BarbaraMazzolaifromtheItalianInstituteofTechnologyinGenoaandcolleaguesarecreatingasystemthatm

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Technology: Probing with the sensitive touch

AmicroscopedevelopedbyAmericanresearchers‘feels’itswayoverasurfaceandcanforthefirsttimestudythesteepsidewallsoffeaturesonmicrochipswithoutdestroyingthechip.KumarWickramasinghe

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Technology: Taking the snow out of Greenland's television

ByBARRYFOXForthefirsttimeeverthe50000televisionviewersinGreenlandcanwatchtheworld’snewsasithappens.Untilthebeginningofthemonththeyhadtomakedowithreportsthatwereuptoonemonthold.Likeothercountries

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Technology: Virtual emergency clue to people's behaviour

ByELISABETHGEAKEVirtualrealitycouldsoonbehelpingfireresearcherstoimprovetheirunderstandingofhowpeoplebehaveinanemergency.TheDepartmentoftheEnvironment’sFireResearchStationisonthepointofbuyingasystemth

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Technology: Pen computer makes its point

ByBARRYFOXTheraceforaportablecomputercontrolledbyapenratherthanakeyboardhotsupthisweekwiththeunveilingofthePersonalCommunicatorfromthecompanyEOattheComdexcomputershowinLasVegas.ThePersonalCommunicator

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Technology: Recycling benefits are in the bag

ByANDYCOGHLANRecyclingplasticbagsisworthwhileaccordingtoastudythatcomparedthecostofrecyclingaplasticbagwiththecostofmakingonefromscratch.Itfoundthatrecyclingsavesenergyandreducestheamountofpollutionpr

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Technology: Picture clears for future of European TV

ByBARRYFOXBreakthroughsmadepublicinthepastfewweekswillchangethefaceofhomeentertainmentinEurope.Infiveyears’time

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Technology: A roof and four walls from the sub-Saharan soil

ByANDYCOGHLANThousandsofhomelesspeopleinsub-SaharanAfricacouldsoonendupwithcheapbutsturdyroofsovertheirheadsthankstoaprojectinBritain.Theaimoftheproject

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Technology: Clinics are glowing in the wind

ByMARYCOLEWindgeneratorsarebeingusedontopofruralhealthclinicsinZimbabwe’shillyeasterndistrictstoprovidelightingfornight-timeemergencyoperationsandtoextendclinicvisitingtimes.Morethan75percentofZimbabw

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Technology: Warding off bullets by a spider's thread

ByJONATHANBEARDinNEWYORKTheUSArmycannotenlistenoughspiderstoprovidethesilkitneedstomakestrongerbullet-proofvests.ThesevestsarecurrentlymadeofKevlar.ButspidersilkisstrongerthanKevlar

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Technology: Soapberries promise better mussel control

ByANDYCOGHLANBerriesfromAfricacouldhelptocontrolaplagueofzebramusselscloggingwaterintakepipesthroughoutNorthAmerica’sGreatLakes.ShipsfromEuropeaccidentallydumpedthemusselsintheGreatLakeswhentheyemptie

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Technology: Personal cinemas take to the air

ByPETERHADFIELDAirlinepassengersinthefuturewillbeabletoplugintotheirownprivatecinemawiththehelpofapairofgogglescontainingtinytelevisionscreens.Sonyhasdevelopedaprototype

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The walls have eyes: Buildings reveal the conflict they witness

PaulStuartByClareWilsonWhatisforensicarchitecture?Ilookatconflictfromaspatialperspective.MycolleaguesandIanalysetheruinsofbuildingsorterraintoreconstructwhathastakenplace.Wearelikepathologists.Fore

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Technology: Virtual skiing

AcomputerwhichhasneverbeenanywherenearaslopeisgivingaJapanesewomanherfirstskiinglessons.She‘skis’throughalandscapedisplayedinsideherhelmetwhilemetalplatesunderherbootsmovetosimulatetheground.Shecontro

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Technology: Cancer test kits

CancerscanbedetectedandtreatedatanearlierstagethaneverbeforethankstokitsjustlaunchedbyaNorthernIrishcompany.Thecompany

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Technology: Salad days for bacteria

ByHAYOCANTERCREMERSinROTTERDAMIsitpossibletokeepaWaldorfsaladfreshwithoutartificialpreservatives?AccordingtoaDutchresearcher

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Do you have a secret? The way you write emails may give it away

DeanBelcher/GettyByAvivaRutkinThewomanhasabigsecret:unknowntoherfamily

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Technology: A tasty dish for farmed fish

ByIANANDERSONinMELBOURNEAplanktonharvesterthathasbeendesignedtosupplyfishfarmswithfoodmightalsohelptopreventdamagingbloomsofalgaecausedbyrunoffoffertiliserandothernutrient-richmaterials.Fishfarminghas

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Technology: Radar traps Earth's shifting surface

ByDANIELCLERYYouwouldhavethoughtthatthebestplacetomeasuretinymovementsintheEarth’ssurfacecausedbyshiftinggeologicalfaultsorvolcanicactivitywouldbeontheground.Butresearchershaveshownrecentlythatitmaybe

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Technology: Cracking solution

DrillingtechniquesthatenableBPtoextractbetweenfiveandseventimesmoreoilorgasfromasinglewell

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Technology: Rechargeable battery won't give up after top-ups

ByBARRYFOXAvideocamcorderlaunchedbySonythismonthispoweredbyanewtypeofbatterythatavoidsacommondrawbackofrechargeablebatteriesknownasthememoryeffect.Usersofvideocamcordersandportablecomputersoftenfindth

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Technology: Network set to put journals in the picture

ByELISABETHGEAKEAcademicjournalsaresettochangedramaticallythankstoanewcomputernetworksoontolinkBritain’suniversities.Journalscouldbepublishedinelectronicformandsentaroundthenetworkinstantly

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The perfect heists that involve stealing nothing at all

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Technology: Filtering out cancer's side-effects

ByANNEDAVIESToxicside-effectsofadrugusedtotreatlivercancercouldbereducedwithafiltrationsystemdevelopedbysurgeonsintheUS.Thesystemallowsdoctorstoinfusehighdosesofthedrugdirectlyintothehepaticartery

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Megacities Asia challenges the utopian view of smart cities

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Technology: Fast disc sets computer world in a spin

ByBARRYFOXThecomputerindustryisspeedingupCD-ROMdiscssothatcomputerscanretrievedatafromthemalmostasquicklyastheycanfromconventionalharddiscs.Intheprocess

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High-res movie lets you float by a comet with Rosetta spacecraft

ByJacobAronThishasgottobeoneofthebestviewsofcomet67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenkwe’veeverseen.It’sananimationofaseriesofimagestakenbythehigh-resolutionOSIRIScameraonboardtheEuropeanSpaceAgency’sRosettaspacec

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