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Here are 10 items or less about stores trying to get rid of checkout lines

5 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

It's one part of shopping that both retailers and their customers loathe: the checkout line. Even customers who like to shop just want to get out the door. And it's not lost on...
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Students Put Their Skills To The Test In Robotics Competition

Students Put Their Skills To The Test In Robotics Competition

8 hours ago   |   KCRA


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Bits: The Week in Tech: Our Future Robots Will Need Super-Smart Safety Checks

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

Software looks to be at the heart of the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash. Safety approval of such systems will only get harder as technology advances.
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U.S. Astronauts Take Multi-Hour Spacewalk to Replace Batteries on ISS

10 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Two American astronauts took a spacewalk Friday to replace aging batteries on the International Space Station. NASA's Anne McClain and Nick Hague are scheduled to work in space...
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A 30-Million-Page Library Has Blast Off to the Moon as a ‘Civilization Backup'

15 hours ago   |   Time

An Israeli spacecraft currently on its way to the the moon is toting a 30-million-page “civilization backup,” according to NBC News. The ‘Lunar Library' started its journey to...
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Scientists deploy robot ‘translators' for interspecies communication & behavioral control

Scientists deploy robot ‘translators' for interspecies communication & behavioral control

21 hours ago   |   RT

Fish and bees have been able to communicate for the first time, courtesy of a few talented robots mimicking and controlling their actions, in an unusual experiment that...
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Machines Treating Patients? It's Already Happening

1 day ago   |   Time

Rayfield Byrd knows when it's time to wake up every morning. The 68-year-old Oakland, Cal., resident hears a voice from the living room offering a cheery good morning. Except...
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Dynamic hydrogel used to make 'soft robot' components and LEGO-like building blocks

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

A new type of hydrogel material could soon make assembling complex microfluidic or soft robotic devices as simple as putting together a LEGO set.
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The technical meets the emotional in The Hummingbird Project

1 day ago   |   National Post

Science-fiction, with its robots, starships and futuristic weaponry, is a staple of cinema. Less common but just as satisfying when done well is what one might call...
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Robot servers and 3D menus: What's on tap at the restaurant of the future

1 day ago   |   National Post

Patrons enter a cafe and pass by a hologram of coffee pouring from a carafe into a cup. They scroll through a three-dimensional menu and see exactly what each dish will look...
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William Barr Is Now the Sole Keeper of the Mueller Report. How He'll Wield...

William Barr Is Now the Sole Keeper of the Mueller Report. How He'll Wield That Power Is a Mystery

Special counsel Robert Mueller has officially concluded his investigation after more than two years and turned his final report in to the Justice Department. What happens next... Read more ...

The Mueller Report Is Complete

The Mueller Report Is Complete

Special counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read more ...

Mueller sends his ‘Russiagate' report to US attorney general for review

Mueller sends his ‘Russiagate' report to US attorney general for review

After two years investigating President Donald Trump's alleged ‘collusion' with Russia during the 2016 elections, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has at last delivered his final... Read more ...

Special counsel Robert Mueller delivers investigation to AG Barr

Special counsel Robert Mueller delivers investigation to AG Barr

Robert Mueller's report on meddling in the 2016 election has been filed with the attorney general. Read more ...

Report: FEMA wrongly released personal data of millions of victims

Report: FEMA wrongly released personal data of millions of victims

Personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires was wrongly given to a contractor, according to a government watchdog report. Read more ...

Police arrest Colorado man accused of throwing water on Rep. Steve King

Police arrest Colorado man accused of throwing water on Rep. Steve King

A Colorado man has been arrested after authorities said he threw a glass of water on U.S. Rep. Steve King at a restaurant in Fort Dodge. Read more ...

President Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

President Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

President Donald Trump said Friday he is reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, ordering them withdrawn. Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Stephen Moore To The Fed. Both Say It Raised Rates Too Much

Trump To Nominate Stephen Moore To The Fed. Both Say It Raised Rates Too Much

Moore, a conservative commentator and former Trump campaign adviser, has joined the president in criticizing the central bank. "The Fed is sucking the oxygen out of the... Read more ...

Trump Lawyers Want To See Mueller's Findings Before They're Made Public: Report

Trump Lawyers Want To See Mueller's Findings Before They're Made Public: Report

Attorney General William Barr will review the findings and determine how much to make public. Read more ...

Congress demands full Mueller report ahead of huge partisan fight

Congress demands full Mueller report ahead of huge partisan fight

The delivery of special counsel Robert Mueller's report set off a torrent of posturing by lawmakers Friday, ahead of a ferocious fight over his investigation into Russian... Read more ...