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Robot mother builds and improves its own children
By Reuters - Sep 03, 2015

By Matthew and Stock Scientists from the University of Cambridge have built a mother robot that independently builds its own children and then tests their performance to inform ...

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20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned
By Reuters - Sep 02, 2015

By Jim and Drury Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm.     Although this ...

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Deaf mice cured with gene therapy
By Reuters - Sep 01, 2015

Boston, Massachusetts - In a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital a cure for genetic deafness is taking shape. Lead researcher Jeff Holt says that if all goes as planned,...