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The Force is most definitely with this ultra-detailed 3D-printed lightsaber

No-one is racking up geek cred this week like 3D printing guru Sean Charlesworth. Not only did he design his own 3D-printable custom lightsaber, but he even put the files up online.
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‘Interscatter communication’ could help your brain implant talk to your iPhone

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a way of letting next-gen wearables and implants communicate with the outside world using 10,000 times less power than regular Wi-Fi.
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Get one of the world’s smallest camera drones for 50 percent off

The Skeye Nano Drone is one of the world's smallest camera drones, yet despite it small size, we found this drone was fun to use and took respectable video. You can currently buy this pint-sized drone for just $25, a savings of 50%.
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Here's 6 helpful chatbots that prove conversation machines can do more than just talk

From changing the way kids learn in schools to picking you out the perfect meal for you this evening, here are the seven of the most interesting chatbots doing the rounds at the moment.
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Nokia drops the price of its Ozo virtual reality camera by $15K

After selling its mobile business to Microsoft two years ago, Nokia is reintroducing itself with great fanfare with the debut of the Ozo professional VR camera. And now, they're dropping the price by $15K.
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Mobile brain-scanning helmet will allow subjects to be studied while on the go

Scientists have developed the world’s first wearable PET scanner -- making it possible for them to analyze the inner functions of the brain while subjects are on the go. It could help probe the mysteries of the human brain.
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One giant leap for robots: NASA opens Space Robotics Challenge registration

The first astronaut to set foot on Mars may be greeted by a robot. At least that’s NASA’s plan with its Space Robotics Challenge, a $1 million prize competition that asks roboticists to develop astronautic robots.
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Want to track quakes on your own? Get a Raspberry Shake before campaign ends

Was that a tremor you just felt? You don't have to be a seismologist to answer that question,not if you have the Raspberry Shake, that is. It's branded as a "professional grade personal seismograph"
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Glowing pink Pepto Bismol-colored planes? Yep, NASA has them

NASA is painting aircraft parts in a lovely shade of pink, but this paint job is not for a popular cause. The parts are being coated with a bright pink paint to improve the aerodynamics of modern aircraft.
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With Amadas’ new keyless lock, you’ll never get locked out again

It’s your home’s first line of defense, and now, your door lock has its own defense system. Meet the Amadas Smart Lock, branded as a “truly user-centric security solution.” It's outfitted with emergency recharge and…
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Cute, power-efficient, traffic-beating smartbike is nearly ready to zip out of China

You may not have heard about Tsinova, a Chinese e-bike maker, but that may change in the near future because the company plans on selling its innovative traffic-beating e-bikes internationally soon.
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'World's largest' 3D printer is building shelters out of clay and straw

The 20-foot-wide, 40-foot-tall structure was designed by Italy’s WASP to print houses out of clay and straw. Though the houses themselves would be far from luxurious, they will help many people in need.