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3D Printing With Moon Regolith Simulant (Moon Dust)
Don't forget, it costs about 5k dollars to lift one pound up from Earth. A penny saved is a penny earned. (re: John W. Campbell)

Liquid Metal Technology Now Exists
'A mimetic poly-alloy.' John Cameron, 1991. (re: John Cameron)

Sense.ly Virtual Nurse Will See You Soon
The virtual nurse is IN. (re: Larry Niven)

China's Crab Walker Robot Tank In Firing Mode
'The mechanism was to consist of eighteen segments, each equiped with a pair of legs...'- Jack Vance, 1964. (re: Jack Vance)

'Hello, Computer!' Intel's Core M Catches Up To Scotty
Scotty's impulse to talk was right, it seems. (re: Gene Roddenberry)

Visual Speech Recognition - When Will HAL Read Lips For Real?
Will computers be able to read lips? (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

MIT's Robotic Cheetah Runs Free - And Frolics In The Grass
THEY sent A SLAMHOUND on Turner's trail- William Gibson, 1986. (re: William Gibson)

Flying Robot Has An Arm
Drones with arms. Well, one arm. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Strati 3D Printed Car
'You rode in it - you know how good it is.'- Philip K. Dick, 1956. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Tracking Spinning Space Junk
'Loose nuts and bolts... had been accumulating in Earth orbit'- Arthur C. Clarke, 1978. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Baidu Kuaisou Dune Poison Snooper Chopsticks
'Unobtrusive inspections with... snoopers... Will it be chaumas - poison in the food?'- Frank Herbert, 1965. (re: Frank Herbert)

Crystalized Light Created At Princeton
'It will be matter, matter made of light...'- John W. Campbell, 1930. (re: John W. Campbell)

The Amazing Gravity-Assisted Journey Of Rosetta
'...We used the [moon's] attraction to give us additional starting speed'- Ray Cummings, 1930. (re: Ray Cummings)

AirDog Auto-Follow Drone Captures Your Awesomeness
'Tight mid-shot and pull out on but behind me...' -Karen Traviss, 2004. (re: Karen Traviss)

Dell's Venue 8 7000 Tablet With RealSense Depth-Mapping
Focus on any part of a picture later. (re: Ridley Scott)

Google's Cartographer Backpack For Indoor Mapping
'He reached to unsnap the cartograph from his belt.'- Jack Williamson, 1931. (re: Jack Williamson)

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