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St. Louis Fed says research section hacked

The St. Louis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank has acknowledged that hackers manipulated settings on its website for research data, but that the central bank itself was not compromised.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Security
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Ultrasonic production of skimmed milk

Recently, scientists from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) have jointly demonstrated cream separation from natural ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Engineering
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Standard knowledge for robots

What do you know? There is now a world standard for capturing and conveying the knowledge that robots possess—or, to get philosophical about it, an ontology for automatons.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Robotics
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A folding drone that's ready for takeoff in a snap

Thanks to the power of its rotors, this fold-up quadrotor extends its articulated arms and takes off in a fraction of a second. This prototype will be viewed by specialists on May 25 at the International ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Robotics
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More cycling with e-bikes

According to a new study, electric bikes make people cycle longer and more often. The effect is best on women.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Other
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