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The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:
A host of robots showcased at the RoboBusiness 2009 conference.
The CEO of Twitter and celebrity users will appear on the popular talk show today.
Existing rail lines will be improved, and Chicago could be the hub of a proposed Midwestern Regional Rail System.
A new generation of measurements are tightening the limits on how the fine structure constant may be changing
At a conference in Boston, companies demonstrate robots for education, bomb disposal, agriculture, and more.
An ongoing debate among geneticists over the nature of common diseases.
Metamaterial fibers that carry both light and plasmons could speed up telecommunications.
It's fun. But as with the original Segway, it's hard to imagine it catching on widely.