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MiRo is the robot dog that promises to be a geek's best friend

Dogs may be a man’s best friend, but MiRo -- a programmable robotic canine -- could well prove to be a geek’s best buddy. Here's how it works, and why it could end up keeping you company in your old age.
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This custom 3D printed prosthetic arm is designed specifically for playing cello

A pioneering research team at Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science is working to create life-changing prosthetics for people in need -- and all thanks to the wonders of 3D printing.
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Shipbuilders stretch beyond classic designs as millennials buy superyachts

A superyacht commission from a millennial encouraged shipbuilder Rossinavi to go beyond usual conservative designs. Environmental impact, technology, safety, and updated aesthetics matter more to younger buyers than older clients.
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Scientists use gene-splicing to create red-eyed mutant wasps, for some reason

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have introduced a new strain of red-eyed mutant wasp to the world — courtesy of cutting edge CRISPR gene-splicing technology.
Cars

Our favorite interactive and unique exhibits at the New York Auto Show

We already brought you the latest news on current and future vehicles and concepts, and now we take you along for some of the more fun exhibits and booths at the 2017 New York Auto Show.
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Mayfield Robotics’ Kuri home robot is now more expressive than ever

Mayfield Robotics' Kuri home robot is getting a big update. Now, it can recognize more voice commands and respond with greater range of expression. And thanks to improved innards, it's quieter when it moves.
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Lilium’s new VTOL jet puts you a step closer to flying to work, Jetsons-style

German startup Lilium Aviation says it has completed test flights on the world’s first electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) personal jet at a private airfield in Bavaria.
Mobile

How Apple’s recycling robot, Liam, is going to turn your old iPhone into a new Mac

Apple, the world's second-largest smartphone maker, pledged to step up its recycling efforts in its annual Environment Responsibility Report. It's planning to expand recycling and promote the use of renewable materials.
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Enjoy the perfect puff with our favorite portable vaporizers

Cigarette smoke is less and less welcome these days — even in consumers' lungs. Find out which handheld and tabletop vaporizers provide the most bang for your buck, whether you're looking for marathon battery life or a slim figure.
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Celebrate 4/20 with the dopest weed gadgets in the observable universe

The twentieth of April is quickly approaching, and you know what that means. Get down to canna-business and come check out our list of weed-related tech to celebrate before Snoop Dogg smokes it all himself.
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Robotic 'cheetah' might not look like the animal but borrows its mechanics

An engineer from the University of Twente in the Netherlands has created a robot prototype that doesn’t quite look like a cheetah but exploits the animal’s running mechanics to better match its efficiency.
Photography

Shooting 360-degree video with a GoPro is about to get easier with Fusion camera

Details remain scarce, but GoPro's first all-in-one 360 camera will shoot in 5.2K resolution. It will allow users to create traditional fixed-frame content in addition to spherical video.