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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Whale snot, space suits, and giant 3D printers

Bosch eBikes

Hands on: Bosch eBike Systems

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Patrick Stewart is helping conservationists build a fleet of drones to collect whale snot

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Earth 2.0? NASA announces discovery of remarkably Earth-like exoplanet Kepler-452b


Sony jumps on the drone bandwagon with a new venture called Aerosense

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To deter poachers, South Africa is filling rhino horns with cameras and GPS


Fish don’t stand a chance against this sensor-studded fish finder drone

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Scientists have developed a pill that could allow celiacs to eat gluten

This new supplement won't make gluten intolerance disappear, but can offer temporary, as-needed immunity to glutenin and gliadin.
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The Smithsonian has partnered up with Kickstarter to reboot Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Programmable drums, LED helmets, and more

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Briliant hands-free wheelchair translates body motions into directional input

New Zealand-based inventor Kevin Halsall turned a Segway into the Ogo, a hands-free wheelchair that stands upright on just two wheels.
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The ReWalk 6.0 robotic exoskeleton aims to make wheelchairs a thing of the past

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Behold: The terrifyingly powerful machine that crushes engine blocks

The Red Giant and its 710-hp motor can shatter engine blocks into tiny pieces for easy recycling.
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Solar Impulse 2 grounded until next year following battery mishap

Nike’s fresh new sneakers are designed for people with disabilities

Nike has created the Zoom Soldier 8 with Flyease technology specifically for people with disabilities.
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The Large Hadron Collider just helped scientists discover an exotic new particle

Just a few short months after CERN fired it up again, the Large Hadron Collider has already helped scientists uncover a completely new class of particle.
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Boeing just patented this awesome laser-powered nuclear fusion engine design

Hydro Hammock

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Hot tub hammock, smart luggage, and more

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You can now 3D print a perfect clone of DJI’s Inspire 1 quadcopter

A drone enthusiast released 3D-printable designs for a nearly identical clone of DJI's Inspire 1 drone -- the company's flagship quadcopter.
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This heated, water-filled hammock might be the greatest thing ever invented

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Boulton Eyewear makes 3D-printed sunglasses you can customize for a perfect fit

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This gravity-defying toy leverages a weird aerodynamic shape to fly over 200 feet

Generally speaking, smaller discs aren't as steady as larger ones, but ZipChip's unique shape apparently gives it a high degree of aerodynamic stability.
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Ultimaker 2 review

the army is developing an arm mounted exoskeleton that helps soldiers aim maxfas

This robotically-stabiilized exoskeleton could give soldiers perfect aim


Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 4K camera balls, pro optics for your phone

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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BP reaches settlement, agrees to pay $18.7 billion in damages for 2010 oil spill

BP has finally reached a settlement with the U.S. government, agreeing to pay $18.7 billion in damages for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.
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Crazy new tech projects touch-sensitive holograms into thin air with lasers

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This is what happens when you drop a laser into a vat of liquid nitrogen

Dropping stuff into liquid nitrogen is always a fun experiment, but putting a laser into the super-cooled gas produces some unusual effects.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Biometric locks, monocycles, and lightsabers

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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This UV-emitting door handle neutralizes bacteria, helps fight the spread of disease


Books burn and discs die, but these etched sapphire ‘Nanoforms’ last forever

Formlabs Form 1+ 3D Printer

Formlabs Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer review

MotoPogo is basically the bastard child of a Segway and a unicycle

The MotoPogo is electric, it's got one wheel, and it will most definitely be ridden by Kevin James in the next installment of Paul Blart: Mall Cop.
the worlds first evaporation powered engine can generate power just by sitting over a puddle

An engine that runs on water? Yea right. Except this one is real