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Miracle medical moment as legally blind man sees with bionic eye

After 40 years of limited vision following a fungal infection, John Jameson now can see again thanks to a breakthrough surgery that placed a small telescope in his eye. The crowning moment was when Jameson saw his wife for the first time.
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Indoor air is five times as polluted as outdoor air, but Molekule can help

Rather than just filter and trap indoor pollutants, Molekule smart home indoor air purifier breaks them down into harmless molecular particles. Molekule can clean the air in a 600-square-foot room in 60 minutes.
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Who needs a cashier? Pepper the robot takes your order and accepts MasterCard

Powered by MasterCard's MasterPass Digital Wallet, Pepper the robot can now approve your transaction to order pizza. Pizza Hut Asia, a launch partner, will be integrating Pepper into its locations toward the end of 2016.
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QuickStix aim to make you a master of chopsticks

Your days of dropping food from your chopsticks may be numbered. QuickStix has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its new reusable chopsticks, which aim to make you a pro.
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Before China becomes a tech superpower, it needs to face its copying conundrum

China wants to be a tech superpower, but a well-known reputation for shamelessly copying innovators is giving the country’s manufacturers a bad name, and obscuring their own innovations.
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Luckily for this plucky pro climber, LG vacuum cleaners suck hard

Is it really possible to use suction from vacuum cleaners to scale a sheer building? LG wanted to find out, so it gave two powerful cordless models to a pro climber, and pointed her at a 33-story glass skyscraper.
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NASA is about to inflate the space station’s first-ever expandable room

The International Space Station is about to get some new floorspace. On Wednesday NASA will inflate the station's first ever expandable room as part of a two-year trial that could lead to the living pods being used in future human missions…
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Hoverboard with built-in cereal bowl is as absurd as it sounds

If you're always rushing to get to work on time and arrive having had no chance to wolf down breakfast, then a hoverboard like this one should sort you out good and proper.
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India joins the space race, successfully launching its first reusable shuttle

The space race is on, and India is its latest participant. On Monday, India's space agency announced the successful launch of a prototype of its reusable space shuttle, marking a first for the nation.
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Say goodbye to passwords on Android: Trust API could launch by the end of the year

Is there such a thing as a password-free world that's truly secure? You bet there is. Android developers will soon be able to use Google's Trust API to ensure you will never have to type a password again.
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DARPA is developing an underwater GPS alternative that relies on sound waves

DARPA is inviting proposals for an underwater navigation system that relies on acoustic sound waves in order to replace GPS, which doesn't work underwater. It could help submarines executing military operations, maintenance robots, and…