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26 October 2011

You've heard of the 'smart phone', now comes the 'smart kitchen'. The Ambient Kitchen is a digitally augmented room with sensors to help people learn how to cook, or learn a new language as they cook, or to assist those with neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia, by giving audio and visual prompts.

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T. rex was big, but was he fast? Researchers in the UK have now figured out whether you could outrun the world's most iconic dinosaur.

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Archaeology is an inherently destructive process. But archaeologists working with computing experts hope to change that.

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