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Record-Breaking Jumping Robot Can Leap 10-Story Building
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Record-Breaking Jumping Robot Can Leap 10-Story Building

Rresearchers have developed a jumping robot that can reach heights of more than 30 meters, or about the height of a 10-story building, after being launched at about...

'Momentum Computing' Pushes Technology's Thermodynamic Limits
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'Momentum Computing' Pushes Technology's Thermodynamic Limits

Two University of California, Davis researchers have proposed a computational method for dissipating a small fraction of the heat generated by conventional computer...

Lego Robot with an Organic 'Brain' Learns to Navigate a Maze
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Lego Robot with an Organic 'Brain' Learns to Navigate a Maze

The neuromorphic computing device solved the puzzle by working like an animal brain would.

Moon's Hidden Depths Uncovered with Algorithm
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Moon's Hidden Depths Uncovered with Algorithm

An international team of scientists developed a deep learning algorithm to more deeply explore permanently shadowed regions of the Moon.

Firefighting Robots Go Autonomous
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Firefighting Robots Go Autonomous

Firefighting robots can enter buildings that human firefighters cannot. Researchers are working to develop firefighting robots that can make decisions autonomously...

AI Creates False Documents That Fake Out Hackers
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AI Creates False Documents That Fake Out Hackers

The algorithm hides sensitive information in a sea of decoys.
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