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Just when we thought Iron Man was just a comic book enthusiast's dream:


In keeping with the comics, who'd have thought it? Supersenses?


And even though we're a long ways from this, an intriguing idea for grabbing some new real estate for the human race:


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A Micro-Muscular Breakthrough, Berkeley Lab Researchers Make a Powerful New Microscale Torsional Muscle/Motor from Vanadium Dioxide > Basically about 1000 times stronger than human muscle, and can be cycled up to at least 200,000 RPM, amplitude of 500 to 2,000 degrees per millimeters in length, and an energy power density up to approximately 39 kilowatts/kilogram!


New -- And Reversible -- Cause of Aging: Naturally Produced Compound Rewinds Aspects of Age-Related Demise in Mice

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Transparent Armor from NRL; Spinel Could Also Ruggedize Your Smart Phone

Basically, it can replace traditional bullet proof glass panels but with less than half the weight, less thickness, and doesn't block infrared... meaning it can be applied to sensors, etc for wider range of applications...


The Army Is Testing Handheld Ray Guns


Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos for the first time


After Terminator Arm, DARPA Wants Implantable Hard Drive for the Brain

Designer Edge - VIDEO: Introducing a Fire Extinguisher Fuelled by Sound

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