The World's First Webcam Was Created to Check a Coffee Pot Remotely

Nobody likes arriving at an empty coffee pot. Especially computer scientists at Cambridge University—which is why, back in 1991, a team of them invented the world's first webcam to keep an eye on coffee levels from their desks. Read More >>

Genetic Proof That Nobody Is Perfect

You. Yes you. Don't sit around looking so smug. You're not perfect—and now, scientists have the evidence to back up that very claim. Read More >>

These Amazing Lego Robots Can Even Build Artificial Bone

We love Lego; whether it’s being launched into space, opening bottles or recreating the Batcave, it’s always awesome. But did you know its talents even include building artificial bone? Cambridge researchers are using it to do just that. Read More >>


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