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Lego Responds To Sexism Critiques With Female Scientists Set

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August 4, 2014
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A new Lego set showcasing women in scientific professions has people lauding the Danish toy company, but they haven't always received such praise. Video provided by Newsy


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RAW VIDEO: The World's Largest Lego Model Lands in New York

RAW VIDEO: The World's Largest Lego Model Lands in New York

EFE (May 24, 2013) — The world's largest Lego construction, a scale model of the spacecraft X-wing from Star Wars, has landed in New York's Times Square. and has become the figure of Lego pieces world's largest. 32 people, 17,000 hours of work and more than 5 million blocks give shape to the 20-ton ship with which Luke Skywalker destroyed the Death Star.
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New Lego Robot Kits Not Just for Kids

New Lego Robot Kits Not Just for Kids

AP (Aug. 22, 2013) — The upcoming launch of Lego's new Mindstorms set is generating excitement in Silicon Valley, where many engineers grew up playing with the robot-building kits. Mindstorms is credited with drawing many young people into engineering.
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"TransWall" Brings New Perspective to Touch Screen Technology

"TransWall" Brings New Perspective to Touch Screen Technology

Reuters (Oct. 29, 2013) — South Korean researchers have developed a double-sided touch screen for use as an entertainment platform or for public information displays. Called "TransWall", the screen responds to touch on both sides from multiple users at once. Rob Muir has more.
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Robot Takes Muscular Approach to Defusing Bombs

Robot Takes Muscular Approach to Defusing Bombs

Reuters (Aug. 9, 2012) — A team of Colombian students is developing a bomb deactivating robot that responds to human muscle movement. Using sensors and wireless technology, the students say their robot, called Prometheus, will bring a new level of precision to the delicate task of disarming explosives.
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