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  1. Tech

    AI can learn real-world skills by playing video games

    Video games are helping AI systems work together and adapt to real-world situations.

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  2. Tech

    This robot’s parts are helpless alone, but turn smart as they team up

    In a new system called “particle robotics,” many small, simple helpless units can seemingly come to life and start moving when amassed into a team.

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  3. Computing

    Novel fabric could turn perspiration into power

    Sweat cools people by evaporating. A teen now wants to use it to generate electricity as well.

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  4. Science & Society

    You can fight back against cyberattacks

    Cyberattacks have cut power to a major city and delayed the delivery of medicine. Find out how experts combat such attacks and how to protect yourself.

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  5. Science & Society

    These scientists help rescue ‘broken’ digital art

    Computer-based art is more fragile than you might think. Fortunately, computer science offers new ways to restore these digital creations.

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  6. Chemistry

    Smartphone app helps researchers track art ‘acne’

    Metal soaps can form damaging blisters on the surface of oil paintings. Scientists are tracking these “breakouts” to protect priceless art.

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  7. Tech

    Rise of the botnets

    Botnets are armies of connected, infected computers that attack websites and other online businesses. Some scientists have found ways to use connected computers for good, too.

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  8. Tech

    This bionic mushroom makes electricity

    What do you get when you combine fungi, graphene, 3-D printing and photosynthetic bacteria? A mushroom that makes electricity.

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  9. Computing

    These young researchers take aim at sports

    Three Broadcom MASTERS finalists invented sports-related devices. They illustrate that young inventors can find inspiration anywhere, even at work and play.

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