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  1. Tech

    New stick-on ‘sonar’ device lets you watch your own heart beat

    This wearable patch might one day make personalized medicine affordable almost anywhere in the world.

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  2. Tech

    This leaping robot can out-jump anything — animal or machine

    Such a bounding bot might someday help explore the moon.

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  3. Tech

    Engineers put a dead spider to work — as a robot

    Scientists literally reanimated the dead. It’s a new research field called “necrobotics.”

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  4. Tech

    Like an octopus, this glove lets fingers grip slippery objects

    The octopus-inspired suckers on each fingertip grab and release objects on demand.

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  5. Tech

    You might someday ‘wallpaper’ your bedroom with this loudspeaker

    This thin, flexible and lightweight loudspeaker could reduce noise in loud spaces. It also might enable listeners to experience sound in new ways.

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  6. 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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  7. Computing

    Scientists Say: Supercomputer

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

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  8. 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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  9. Tech

    Scientists Say: Virtual reality

    Virtual reality is an immersive, 3-D artificial environment created by a computer.

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