Lego car becomes an avatar for a worm

imageRemember the OpenWorm project, in which researchers reproduced the genome of a nematode worm digitally and made it wiggle around on a screen? If you take the “brain” of that worm and use it to power a robotic car, you end up with researcher Timothy B…

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The first trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is coming to iTunes tomorrow

imageAfter angering fans earlier this week, Lucasfilm has confirmed the first teaser trailer for the new Star Wars movie will be available online this Friday. The studio previously announced that an 88-second teaser would be shown in just 30 theaters nati…

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Now Moto 360 owners can buy new bands at will

imageDid you rush to get a Moto 360 as soon as possible, only to realize that you were (temporarily) stuck with the band that came attached to your smartwatch? You can now do something about it. Motorola has started selling both leather and metal bands by…

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US courts hope an old law will help them bypass phone encryption

imageFederal law enforcement might not be having much success pushing for laws that require a security backdoor on your phone, but that doesn’t mean it’s out of options. Judges (including one who published an opinion on a New York fraud case) have been le…

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Sony Pictures’ computers are still locked as hackers demand equality

imageSony Pictures’ employees around the globe are still locked out of their company computers after they were hacked on the 24th by a group calling itself the “Guardians of Peace.” Now, new details have emerged that shed some light on what they want and …

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One of Sony’s first ‘new’ ideas is a smartwatch that’s all e-ink

imageSony’s first idea to be born out of its new built-in “venture style” plan to create new products and impress, well, you and me, is apparently a combination of its e-ink reader tech and a smartwatch device. According to people familiar with the matter…

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NASA is 3D printing objects in space

imageAt long last, 3D printing has conquered its final frontier: space. NASA has successfully printed its first 3D object aboard the International Space Station. It’s just a tiny faceplate that identifies the printer maker (Made In Space), but it’s both a…

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Lyft’s new offering lets you take passengers only during your commute

imageApp-based carpooling options like Lyft Line and UberPool are useful if you’d rather not drive to work yourself… but what if you do drive, and want to make a little money on the side? That’s where Lyft’s newest offering, Driver Destination, could co…

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Ohio college is building a drone arena for its students

image It only makes sense that schools teach the next generation how to design and fly unmanned aircraft. However, you can’t just set a legion of drones loose on campus — not so long as FAA regulations prevent it, anyway. Ohio’s Sinclair Community College…

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