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Look Ma’ No Hands

Toyota unveiled a prototype of a self-driving car designed to prevent accidents before they happen. The revelation of its test vehicle occurred just prior to the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show that ended on January 11. The prototype is being developed in Japan at Toyota’s 8.6-acre testing grounds in Toyota City. The Japanese manufacturer …

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New Bionic Leg

It was not a good day for 16 year old Craig Hutto. On June 27, 2005, wading in crystal clear waters off a near-deserted beach 50 miles south of Panama City, Craig was attacked by an 8-foot bull shark and lost his right leg from above the knee. Today Hutto is a 6-foot 4-inch 23 …

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Dream Chaser

The Dream Chaser, a reusable space plane currently under development by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), is to undergo high altitude drop tests in 2012 following a 25.6 million US dollar boost from NASA to top-off the 80 million US dollar contract awarded earlier this year. But it won’t be chasing just any dream. With the …

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