Archive: 08/21/2009

Robot's gentle touch aids delicate cancer surgery

New, delicate surgery techniques to hunt for tumours could benefit from a lighter touch - but from a robot, rather than from a human hand. Canadian researchers have created a touchy-feely robot that detects tougher tumour ...

Aug 21, 2009
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'Avatar' trailer debuts online amid buzz

(AP) -- Social networking sites were abuzz Thursday over an online trailer for "Avatar," just as extended previews of the 3D sci-fi adventure were hitting screens at theaters down under.

Aug 21, 2009
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Wikipedia operator gets $500,000 foundation grant

(AP) -- The nonprofit organization that operates the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia has received a $500,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand its work bringing free educational content ...

Aug 21, 2009
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