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Stories by Tim Hornyak8 articles archived since 1845

RFID Power

Radio-frequency identification tags label all kinds of inventoried goods and speed commuters through toll plazas. Now tiny RFID components are being developed with a rather different aim: thwarting counterfeiters

February 1, 2008 — Tim Hornyak

Playing It by Ear

A machine-listening system that understands three speakers at once

August 1, 2007 — Tim Hornyak

Android Science

Hiroshi Ishiguro makes perhaps the most humanlike robots around--not particularly to serve as societal helpers but to tell us something about ourselves

May 1, 2006 — Tim Hornyak

The Biggest Dig

Japan builds a ship to drill to the earth's mantle

October 1, 2005 — Tim Hornyak

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