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App’s map of the human body also charts next generation of surgery

App’s map of the human body also charts next generation of surgery

Courtesy of BioDigital The muscles and bones around the spinal column, as seen in the BioDigital Human app for iPad. Thanks to 3D mapping technology you can peek at Central Park, walk the Great Wall of China or even zoom in on the Big Dipper without leaving your sofa. Now a new map lets you explore locations much, much closer ...

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NASA beginning next generation of space communication with laser broadband

NASA beginning next generation of space communication with laser broadband

Orbiting high over the lunar surface is LADEE, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, with a mission to probe the moon’s exosphere and dust clouds. It will take readings using a number of spectrometers and specialized equipment, piling up stores of data as quickly as it can manage. In just 100 days of primary operation, it will compile enough ...

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics and seven other robotics companies: Next stop, Judgment Day

Google acquires Boston Dynamics and seven other robotics companies: Next stop, Judgment Day

Google, the search engine and advertising company, has acquired Boston Dynamics — the robotics and engineering company famous for the creation of some of the world’s most advanced robots, including BigDog, Cheetah, Petman, and Atlas. This brings Google’s total number of robot-related acquisitions to eight, and the company now has teams of robotics experts in California and Japan. As we’ve ...

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