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Da Vinci Surgery Robot’s Deft Maneuvers Could Help Fix Ailing Satellites
When a satellite becomes unresponsive in orbit, there’s not much to be done — engineers can try in vain to … Continued
First Successful Use of Genome Editing In Living Animals Cures Hemophilia In Mice
A targeted snip through DNA’s double helix can take out a mutated gene that causes hemophilia, curing mice of the … Continued
The History of the Teardown: The Need to See Our Gear Undressed
The documented teardown has become a necessary part of any gadget's release. But why do we feel this need to take our gear apart?
NASA Tests Handy-Man Space Robots For Orbital Repairs
With cuts in the manned space program and the impending retirement of the Space Shuttle, NASA will soon face the … Continued
The Buddy System
For astronauts on the ISS, a new robot means fewer risky spacewalks
The Grouse: 5 Stages of iPhone Grief
Our tech reporter comes to terms with the imperfection of his favorite gadget.
Hubble, New and Improved
NASA's baby gets a checkup and a bunch of new toys