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<p>Alexander Dietrich of the German air and space agency, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), works at humanoid two arm system robot Justin during a presentation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich, Germany June 1, 2011. The mobile robotic system Justin with its compliant controlled light weight arms and its two four finger hands allows the long range autonomous operation of the system. Sensors and cameras allow the 3D reconstruction of the robot's environment and therefore enable Justin to perform given tasks autonomously such as catching balls or serving coffee.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder   </p>

Alexander Dietrich of the German air and space agency, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), works at humanoid two arm system robot Justin during a presentation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich, Germany June 1, 2011. The mobile robotic...more

Alexander Dietrich of the German air and space agency, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), works at humanoid two arm system robot Justin during a presentation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich, Germany June 1, 2011. The mobile robotic system Justin with its compliant controlled light weight arms and its two four finger hands allows the long range autonomous operation of the system. Sensors and cameras allow the 3D reconstruction of the robot's environment and therefore enable Justin to perform given tasks autonomously such as catching balls or serving coffee. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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<p>Alexander Dietrich of the German air and space agency, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), shakes the hand of the humanoid two arm system robot Justin during a presentation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich June 1, 2011.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder</p>

Alexander Dietrich of the German air and space agency, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), shakes the hand of the humanoid two arm system robot Justin during a presentation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Michael...more

Alexander Dietrich of the German air and space agency, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), shakes the hand of the humanoid two arm system robot Justin during a presentation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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<p>U.S. astronaut Michael Fossum (R) and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov take part in a training session at the Baikonur cosmodrome June 1, 2011.   REUTERS/Sergei Remezov  </p>

U.S. astronaut Michael Fossum (R) and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov take part in a training session at the Baikonur cosmodrome June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Sergei Remezov

U.S. astronaut Michael Fossum (R) and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov take part in a training session at the Baikonur cosmodrome June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Sergei Remezov

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<p>A worker checks the top of a wind turbine in a wind farm near the town of Babolna,100 km (62 miles) west Budapest May 18, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo  </p>

A worker checks the top of a wind turbine in a wind farm near the town of Babolna,100 km (62 miles) west Budapest May 18, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

A worker checks the top of a wind turbine in a wind farm near the town of Babolna,100 km (62 miles) west Budapest May 18, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

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<p>The space shuttle Endeavour lands safely at Kennedy Space Center in this infrared camera image from NASA TV June 1, 2011.   The crew members for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori.    REUTERS/NASA/Handout  </p>

The space shuttle Endeavour lands safely at Kennedy Space Center in this infrared camera image from NASA TV June 1, 2011. The crew members for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission...more

The space shuttle Endeavour lands safely at Kennedy Space Center in this infrared camera image from NASA TV June 1, 2011. The crew members for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

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<p>Backdropped by a night time view of the Earth and the starry sky, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen docked to the International Space Station in this photo provided by NASA and taken on May 28, 2011. REUTERS/NASA/Handout  </p>

Backdropped by a night time view of the Earth and the starry sky, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen docked to the International Space Station in this photo provided by NASA and taken on May 28, 2011. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

Backdropped by a night time view of the Earth and the starry sky, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen docked to the International Space Station in this photo provided by NASA and taken on May 28, 2011. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

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<p>The deck of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is so dusty that the rover almost blends into the dusty background in this image assembled from frames taken by the panoramic camera (Pancam) during the period October 26-29, 2007. Dust on the solar panels reduces the amount of electrical power the rover can generate from sunlight each sol. The vertical projection used here produces the best view of the rover deck, though it distorts the ground and antennas somewhat. The eight-pointed star shape near the front of the rover (bottom of the image) marks the location of the camera mast, which is out of view of the Pancam atop the mast. NASA announced May 24, 2011 that it will cease its daily attempts to contact Spirit, the robotic rover on Mars that went incommunicado last year. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Handout </p>

The deck of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is so dusty that the rover almost blends into the dusty background in this image assembled from frames taken by the panoramic camera (Pancam) during the period October 26-29, 2007. Dust on the solar...more

The deck of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is so dusty that the rover almost blends into the dusty background in this image assembled from frames taken by the panoramic camera (Pancam) during the period October 26-29, 2007. Dust on the solar panels reduces the amount of electrical power the rover can generate from sunlight each sol. The vertical projection used here produces the best view of the rover deck, though it distorts the ground and antennas somewhat. The eight-pointed star shape near the front of the rover (bottom of the image) marks the location of the camera mast, which is out of view of the Pancam atop the mast. NASA announced May 24, 2011 that it will cease its daily attempts to contact Spirit, the robotic rover on Mars that went incommunicado last year. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Handout

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<p>This collection of galaxy specimens, taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, mission is pictured and released by  NASA May 25, 2011. It showcases galaxies of several types, from elegant grand design spirals to more patchy flocculent spirals. Some of the galaxies have roundish centers, while others have elongated central bars. The orientation of the galaxies varies as well, with some seeming to peer straight back at us in the face-on configuration while others point to the side, appearing edge-on. Infrared light has been translated into colors we see with our eyes, such that the shortest wavelengths are blue and the longest are red. The oldest stars appear blue, while pockets of newly formed stars have yellow or reddish hues. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team/Handout </p>

This collection of galaxy specimens, taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, mission is pictured and released by NASA May 25, 2011. It showcases galaxies of several types, from elegant grand design spirals to more patchy...more

This collection of galaxy specimens, taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, mission is pictured and released by NASA May 25, 2011. It showcases galaxies of several types, from elegant grand design spirals to more patchy flocculent spirals. Some of the galaxies have roundish centers, while others have elongated central bars. The orientation of the galaxies varies as well, with some seeming to peer straight back at us in the face-on configuration while others point to the side, appearing edge-on. Infrared light has been translated into colors we see with our eyes, such that the shortest wavelengths are blue and the longest are red. The oldest stars appear blue, while pockets of newly formed stars have yellow or reddish hues. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team/Handout

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<p>Space Shuttle Endeavour astronaut Mike Fincke appears to have a clown nose as he plays with a water bubble in microgravity aboard the International Space Station in this image from NASA TV May 29, 2011.   REUTERS/NASA TV/Handout </p>

Space Shuttle Endeavour astronaut Mike Fincke appears to have a clown nose as he plays with a water bubble in microgravity aboard the International Space Station in this image from NASA TV May 29, 2011. REUTERS/NASA TV/Handout

Space Shuttle Endeavour astronaut Mike Fincke appears to have a clown nose as he plays with a water bubble in microgravity aboard the International Space Station in this image from NASA TV May 29, 2011. REUTERS/NASA TV/Handout

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<p>In this view from a camera aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour's solid rocket booster the orbiter is seen as it separates from boosters and hurtles into space in this image from a NASA TV replay of the launch May 25, 2011.  REUTERS/NASA/Handout </p>

In this view from a camera aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour's solid rocket booster the orbiter is seen as it separates from boosters and hurtles into space in this image from a NASA TV replay of the launch May 25, 2011. REUTERS/NASA/Handout more

In this view from a camera aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour's solid rocket booster the orbiter is seen as it separates from boosters and hurtles into space in this image from a NASA TV replay of the launch May 25, 2011. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

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<p>A special hi-tech machine takes thermal images of a wheat crop at a CSIRO experimental site in Bethungra in this October 19, 2009 file photo. The challenge is to speed up the creation of climate-ready crops. A laboratory in the leafy heart of Canberra could hold some of the answers. Inside, hundreds of seedlings on a conveyor belt file through a high-tech chamber, each plant bar-coded and scanned for signs of genetic superiority. REUTERS/HRPPC CSIRO/Handout </p>

A special hi-tech machine takes thermal images of a wheat crop at a CSIRO experimental site in Bethungra in this October 19, 2009 file photo. The challenge is to speed up the creation of climate-ready crops. A laboratory in the leafy heart of...more

A special hi-tech machine takes thermal images of a wheat crop at a CSIRO experimental site in Bethungra in this October 19, 2009 file photo. The challenge is to speed up the creation of climate-ready crops. A laboratory in the leafy heart of Canberra could hold some of the answers. Inside, hundreds of seedlings on a conveyor belt file through a high-tech chamber, each plant bar-coded and scanned for signs of genetic superiority. REUTERS/HRPPC CSIRO/Handout

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<p>Employee Nathan Castaldi, who shaved his head with the Microsoft logo, helps a customer inside the new Microsoft Store at Lenox Square in Atlanta, Georgia, May 27, 2011.  Excited fans waited for the grand opening which included free giveaways.   REUTERS/Erik S. Lesser/Microsoft/Handout  </p>

Employee Nathan Castaldi, who shaved his head with the Microsoft logo, helps a customer inside the new Microsoft Store at Lenox Square in Atlanta, Georgia, May 27, 2011. Excited fans waited for the grand opening which included free giveaways. ...more

Employee Nathan Castaldi, who shaved his head with the Microsoft logo, helps a customer inside the new Microsoft Store at Lenox Square in Atlanta, Georgia, May 27, 2011. Excited fans waited for the grand opening which included free giveaways. REUTERS/Erik S. Lesser/Microsoft/Handout

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<p>Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich May 23, 2011. On May 25, 2011 the ethic commission of the German lower house of parliament (Bundestag) will discuss about alternative proposals for a new law on the use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (Praeimplantationsdiagnostik) is a technique used to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) before pregnancy, which is banned by German legislation.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder   </p>

Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich May 23, 2011. On May 25, 2011 the ethic commission of the German lower house of parliament (Bundestag) will discuss about alternative proposals for a new law on the use of preimplantation...more

Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich May 23, 2011. On May 25, 2011 the ethic commission of the German lower house of parliament (Bundestag) will discuss about alternative proposals for a new law on the use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (Praeimplantationsdiagnostik) is a technique used to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) before pregnancy, which is banned by German legislation. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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<p>"Lingodroids" chat to each other at the University of Queensland campus in Brisbane May 30, 2011. The two "Lingodroids," developed by the university, have picked up their shared language by playing location games that led them to construct a shared vocabulary for places, distances and directions. Ruth Schulz, director of the project, describes the robots as "basically a laptop on wheels," but each is equipped with sonar, a camera, a laser range finder, microphones and speakers that allow them to speak to each other as they move around and map out their environment in "where are we" games. REUTERS/University of Queensland/Handout </p>

"Lingodroids" chat to each other at the University of Queensland campus in Brisbane May 30, 2011. The two "Lingodroids," developed by the university, have picked up their shared language by playing location games that led them to construct a shared...more

"Lingodroids" chat to each other at the University of Queensland campus in Brisbane May 30, 2011. The two "Lingodroids," developed by the university, have picked up their shared language by playing location games that led them to construct a shared vocabulary for places, distances and directions. Ruth Schulz, director of the project, describes the robots as "basically a laptop on wheels," but each is equipped with sonar, a camera, a laser range finder, microphones and speakers that allow them to speak to each other as they move around and map out their environment in "where are we" games. REUTERS/University of Queensland/Handout

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<p>The National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) building, covered with solar cells, is seen in Incheon, west of Seoul, May 16, 2011. South Korea has opened what it says is the ultimate eco-friendly business centre, a construction that emits zero carbon and uses only renewable energy, in a project to underline the government's commitment to reduce greenhouse gases. The 2,500 square-metre building, which houses a climate change research centre at Incheon near the capital Seoul, was opened in April by the environment ministry at a cost of around $8 million. REUTERS/Truth Leem </p>

The National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) building, covered with solar cells, is seen in Incheon, west of Seoul, May 16, 2011. South Korea has opened what it says is the ultimate eco-friendly business centre, a construction that emits...more

The National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) building, covered with solar cells, is seen in Incheon, west of Seoul, May 16, 2011. South Korea has opened what it says is the ultimate eco-friendly business centre, a construction that emits zero carbon and uses only renewable energy, in a project to underline the government's commitment to reduce greenhouse gases. The 2,500 square-metre building, which houses a climate change research centre at Incheon near the capital Seoul, was opened in April by the environment ministry at a cost of around $8 million. REUTERS/Truth Leem

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<p>A scientist makes a demonstration of a piezoelectric energy harvesting glove during the media presentation of the Guardian Angels project at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne May 16, 2011. If selected from amongst six other candidates by the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagship Program launched by the European Commission, the Guardian Angels Project will receive funding up to 100 million euros a year for 10 years. The final decision will take place in April 2012. The goal of the Guardian Angels Project is to provide information and communication technologies to assist people in complex situations by the means of intelligent and autonomous systems. In addition these systems will be designed for zero power requirements as they will scavenge for energy. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud </p>

A scientist makes a demonstration of a piezoelectric energy harvesting glove during the media presentation of the Guardian Angels project at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne May 16, 2011. If selected from...more

A scientist makes a demonstration of a piezoelectric energy harvesting glove during the media presentation of the Guardian Angels project at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Ecublens, near Lausanne May 16, 2011. If selected from amongst six other candidates by the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagship Program launched by the European Commission, the Guardian Angels Project will receive funding up to 100 million euros a year for 10 years. The final decision will take place in April 2012. The goal of the Guardian Angels Project is to provide information and communication technologies to assist people in complex situations by the means of intelligent and autonomous systems. In addition these systems will be designed for zero power requirements as they will scavenge for energy. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

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<p>An undated file picture taken with electronic microscope shows EHEC bacteria (enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli) in Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Brunswick. German health authorities on May 25, 2011 have warned consumers to be careful with raw salad vegetables, especially those originating from northern Germany, after reporting about 140 cases and at least four deaths.     REUTERS/Manfred Rohde/Helmholtz-Zentrum f&uuml;r Infektionsforschung (HZI) </p>

An undated file picture taken with electronic microscope shows EHEC bacteria (enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli) in Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Brunswick. German health authorities on May 25, 2011 have warned consumers to be careful...more

An undated file picture taken with electronic microscope shows EHEC bacteria (enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli) in Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Brunswick. German health authorities on May 25, 2011 have warned consumers to be careful with raw salad vegetables, especially those originating from northern Germany, after reporting about 140 cases and at least four deaths. REUTERS/Manfred Rohde/Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung (HZI)

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<p>Delegates hold up mobile devices during the Bilbao Web Summit in the Palacio Euskalduna May 17, 2011. Event organizer Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, Spain CEO of the Anboto Group, asked visitors to illuminate the auditorium with their mobile phones and tablet computers as a "present" to World Wide Web founder Tim Berners-Lee, a guest speaker at the two day event which includes a meeting of the W3C Advisory Committee. REUTERS/Vincent West </p>

Delegates hold up mobile devices during the Bilbao Web Summit in the Palacio Euskalduna May 17, 2011. Event organizer Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, Spain CEO of the Anboto Group, asked visitors to illuminate the auditorium with their mobile phones and...more

Delegates hold up mobile devices during the Bilbao Web Summit in the Palacio Euskalduna May 17, 2011. Event organizer Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, Spain CEO of the Anboto Group, asked visitors to illuminate the auditorium with their mobile phones and tablet computers as a "present" to World Wide Web founder Tim Berners-Lee, a guest speaker at the two day event which includes a meeting of the W3C Advisory Committee. REUTERS/Vincent West

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