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June 2006
June 01, 2006
Wanted: One Well-dressed Android
The latest androids from South Korean and Japanese researchers might be a little too realistic. One even appears to breathe.

June 02, 2006
Video Games at the 2008 Olympics?
The Global Gaming League, a media organization for the gamer lifestyle, is pushing for competitve gaming at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

June 05, 2006
Getting Beat By Robots: The Future of Sports?
A.I. research will get a boost this month when Robots face off in championship golf and soccer events. If scientists have their way, humanoid robots will outplay humans 50 years from now.

June 06, 2006
6-6-6: Day of the Devil?
"666" is regarded by some as a terrifying symbol of the apocalypse and its pending doom. But for others, the famous number means one thing: party time.

June 07, 2006
Military Batwing Shows Batman Who's Boss
Special Forces paratroopers are trading in their parachutes for hi-tech batwings. The wings’ propulsion system will fly over 100 miles unnoticed by radar.

June 09, 2006
Zero to 60 in four Seconds, No Gas Necessary
From a fast electric sports car to the Church of Scientology's NASCAR deal, cars are all over the news this week.

June 12, 2006
Computerized Helmet Reads Minds
A team of scientists has developed a special mind-reading skull cap that allows users to control a computer with their minds.

June 13, 2006
The $100 Laptop
The One Laptop per Child Project aims to put $100 laptops in the hands of $100 million kids worldwide. The laptops are to be purchased and distributed by foreign governments.

June 13, 2006
Goodbye Newspaper, Hello Digital News Device
Twenty years ago, a paperless world was hard to imagine. Now it could be closer than you think. Check out the paper-less newspaper.

June 14, 2006
Robot Suit Gives Humans Super Strength
A report by the Japanese government states that by 2015, robotic health care could be a $10 billion industry and would make up for a shortage of human workers.

June 15, 2006
Computer Geek Fight Club
Learn about the Gentlemen’s Fight Club of Silicon Valley -- a group of software programmers who meet and battle a la "Fight Club."

June 16, 2006
Six Questions About the PlayStation 3
Check out our interview with PlayStation Magazine editor-in-chief Tom Byron to learn the latest news on Sony's controversial new console.

June 19, 2006
Modified Hybrid Gets 100 MPG
Some people, like Greg Hanssen of EnergyCS, are modifying hybrids to get even more bang for their buck. And with gas prices on the rise, it couldn't be more timely.

June 20, 2006
Slime Is The New Tear Gas
The United States Marine Corps and the Southwestern Research Institute have teamed up to make a real-life slime shooter.

June 21, 2006
One Test-tube Burger, Coming Right Up!
Scientists have plans to industrialize lab-cultured meat by 2009 and hope to solve the world's hunger problems. But, if it happens, will anyone want to eat it?
June 22, 2006
The SWAT Team's Human Cannon
If the riot slimer wasn't enough, now police are talking about shooting SWAT members out of a cannon. But device looks more like a catapult than a cannon.
June 23, 2006
Dolphins and Sea Lions: Instruments of War
The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program employs dolphins and sea lionsto locate mines and other underwater objects.
June 26, 2006
Introducing the Mind-reading Computer
Developers at the University of Cambridge are working on a computer that can read minds through facial expressions.
June 28, 2006
How to Build Your Own Droid
Dustin Roberts is one "Star Wars" fan discontent with mere on-screen fantasies. To make fantasy a reality, he’s built his own R2D2.
June 29, 2006
Grow New Teeth, Only 20 Minutes a Day
Scientists have developed a new ultrasound transducer to stimulate the growth of teeth and fix asymmetric jaw bones.
June 30, 2006
Paging Bruce Willis, Giant Asteroid on the Way
A giant asteroid will come close to Earth on July 3rd, but astronomers say there's no need to worry. There's no chance of it crashing into the planet...yet.

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