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  1. Computing

    Scientists Say: Supercomputer

    These ultrafast computers perform complex calculations for research on cancer, quantum physics and more.

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  2. Computing

    A new supercomputer just set a world record for speed

    Able to perform more than a quintillion calculations per second, it will allow scientists to study exploding stars, subatomic particles and more.

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  3. Tech

    Virtual critters evolve bodies that help them learn

    A combination of evolution and learning may lead to more intelligent and agile robots.

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  4. Computing

    Facial expressions could be used to interact in virtual reality

    New technology allows people to interact with virtual environments using just their facial expressions.

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  5. Computing

    Scientists Say: Machine learning

    Machine learning allows computers to learn new skills without programmers having to write out step-by-step instructions.

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  6. Computing

    Easy for you, tough for a robot

    Robots still can’t do many things that we find easy. Can engineers reduce how klutzy robots are and boost their common sense?

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  7. Tech

    Let’s learn about artificial intelligence

    Computers are getting smarter all the time. At some tasks, they can even outsmart people.

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  8. Computing

    Will this smartphone app become your exercise coach?

    When one teen couldn’t go to the gym, she invented an app to bring her gymnastics coach to her home. She succeeded and won a major award for it.

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  9. Materials Science

    New device gets power from 5G signals grabbed from the air

    A new way to harvest electricity relies on a tiny array of antennas and a lens. Together, they collect and focus 5G signals coming from any direction.

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