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Printing Tiny, High-Precision Objects in Seconds
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Printing Tiny, High-Precision Objects in Seconds

A new high-precision technique can print small, soft objects in three dimensions in seconds.

What if Half of Switzerland's Rooftops Produced Electricity?
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What if Half of Switzerland's Rooftops Produced Electricity?

Researchers in Switzerland are using machine learning algorithms, geographical information systems, and physical models to estimate the overall photovoltaic potential...

The Deep Learning Way to Design Fly-Like Robots
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The Deep Learning Way to Design Fly-Like Robots

Researchers have developed motion-capture software that uses deep learning to model a fruit fly's movements in three dimensions, in the hope of designing fly-like...

Universal Algorithm Set to Boost Microscopes
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Universal Algorithm Set to Boost Microscopes

A new algorithm  can ascertain within seconds whether a super-resolution microscope is operating at maximum resolution, from just one image.

Software to Protect World's Most Endangered Species
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Software to Protect World's Most Endangered Species

Researchers are integrating genetic and environmental databases to help identify species threatened by climate change more accurately.
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