Andrew Heafitz, an MIT instructor, is working to improve the field of humanitarian demining.
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Talk on the Internet of a "Google PC" has proved false, so far. We look at how the rumors got started -- and whether they may contain a shred of truth.
Most commercial language translation software is pretty bad -- but there may be a better way.
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Rescue robots can help in incidents like last week's Sago Mine disaster in West Virginia, says roboticist William "Red" Whittaker.
An up-close-and-personal view from inside last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The rumored "Google PC" announcement has not materialized, but the time for a networked computer with an alternative operating system is right. Here’s why.
A surprising array of nano structures can be formed by a new general self-assembly method.