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‘X-Ray Vision’ Tech Uses Radio Waves to ‘See’ Through Walls

“X-ray vision” that can track people’s movements through walls using radio signals could be the future of smart homes, gaming and health care, researchers say.

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Meet The African-American Billionaire Businessman Who’s Richer Than Michael Jordan

As a junior at Denver’s East High School in the 1970s, Robert F. Smith showed a fascination for the geekiest subject there: Computer science. The transistor held particular wonder for him. This small device, a crucial valve controlling the flow of electrons within a computer, had been invented at Bell Labs. Bell had a nearby office. Maybe he should work at Bell, too.

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This Tiny Self-Folding Robot Will Destroy Itself When Its Job Is Done

Not content with creating a robot cheetah that can run and jump over obstacles at astonishing speeds, researchers at MIT have also developed this incredibly tiny origami robot that can not only fold itself, it can also walk, swim, and then destroy itself when it’s no longer needed.

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