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Low oil prices reduce pain at the pump

If you think you're paying less for gas these days, it's true. And a Missouri University of Science and Technology professor can explain why.Nationally, the average price for a gallon of regular was—on Sept. 21—$2.214, ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Robots don't have to behave or look like humans

The R2-D2 robot from Star Wars doesn't communicate in human language but is, nevertheless, capable of showing its intentions. For human-robot interaction, the robot does not have to be a true 'humanoid'. Provided that it ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Robotics
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Airbus wing plant is a model of robotic technology

Like a cartoon space alien with a dome-like skull, an Airbus Beluga transport plane arriving from Madrid drops from the sky above this village 200 miles northwest of London and taxis to a stop with its front end tucked inside ...

dateSep 21, 2016 in Engineering
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The NFL joins the data revolution in sports

In some potentially game-changing news for the way we understand professional football, the National Football League began the 2016 preseason by placing tracking sensors in its footballs for the first time. The chips are ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Computer Sciences
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