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Medicine, start-up, or Star Trek character?
Camel milk comes to Europe
Better vision for the world, on a budget
The Superbus mixes rail and road
Flash drives: always on the go, without moving parts
Reconstructing shredded documents
Year of the documentary film, again
The Grid: The Next-Gen Internet?

Medicine, start-up, or Star Trek character?

Wired – June 4, 2000 – The English language is morphing in the white-hot crucible of global nomenclature, and corporations are doing everything they can to drag us kicking and screaming straight into the 23rd century.

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Camel milk comes to Europe

The New York Times – Sep 16, 2009 – A Dutch farmer is currently the only one in Europe with permission to sell camel’s milk. He saw an untapped market in the rising number of immigrants to Europe from Somalia and Morocco, where camel’s milk has long been popular for its supposed curative properties.

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Better vision for the world, on a budget

The New York Times – Jan 2, 2010 – Self-adjustable spectacles, which let untrained wearers set the right focus themselves in less than a minute, greatly reduce the need for trained optometrists, who are rarely available in Africa and many parts of Asia. But the competition is sometimes palpable amongst the companies that want to be the first to distribute adjustable glasses in the millions...

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The Superbus mixes rail and road

The Economist – Sep 21, 2006 – Maglev trains are expensive; buses are cheap. The Superbus, a high-tech road vehicle, is a compromise between the two. It is an electric bus designed to be able to switch seamlessly between ordinary roads and dedicated “supertracks”, on which it can reach speeds of 250kph.

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Flash drives: always on the go, without moving parts

The New York Times – Feb 17, 2005 – From humble origins as geeky novelties, thumb-size U.S.B. flash drives have grown into a billion-dollar market.

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Reconstructing shredded documents

The New York Times – Jul 17, 2003 – Advanced scanning technology makes it possible to reconstruct documents previously thought safe from prying eyes, sometimes even pages that have been ripped into confetti-size pieces.

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Year of the documentary film, again

The New York Times – Nov 30, 2004 – If sheer numbers mean anything, the much-discussed documentary-film revival of the last year continues unabated. What remains less clear is whether the documentary world's next wave will remain as firmly polemical as the last, which grabbed attention and a surprisingly large share of the box office for hard-edged message films.

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The Grid: The Next-Gen Internet?

Wired News – March 8, 2001 – The Matrix may be the future of virtual reality, but researchers say the Grid is the future of collaborative problem-solving.

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