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Gecko-inspired technology for 'climbing' space robots

MIT researchers have designed a human-machine interface that allows an exoskeleton-wearing human operator to control the movements and balance of a bipedal robot.

What's new in the week of luxury

From droolworthy cars to must-have handbags

Luxury product launches

Here's looking at some luxury product launches.

Louis Vuitton tops 2013 global luxury brand list

Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Gucci were the top three global luxury brands of 2013, with Fendi and Coach entering the top 10 for the first time, a study said Wednesday.

Hundreds of previously unseen starburst galaxies revealed

Astronomers have combined the observing powers of ESA’s Herschel space observatory and the ground-based Keck telescopes and characterized hundreds of previously unseen starburst galaxies.