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NASA tests pet gecko with hopes of helping clear space debris

By April Gocha / January 7, 2015

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is getting in on the gecko action with news of the development of space-ready gripping tools “that could grapple objects such as orbital debris or defunct satellites that would otherwise be hard to handle.”

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Popular Mechanics awards breakthrough innovators and products

By Eileen De Guire / October 15, 2012

Cubify, a manufacturer of “affordable” desktop 3D printers, was named one of Popular Mechanics magazine’s Breakthrough Product Awards for 2012. The unit sells for about $1300. The magazine awarded ten Breakthrough Product awards and ten Breakthrough Innovation awards at an Oct. 4 gala in New York. Credit: Cubify; 3D Systems Corp. If you are like…

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