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Twitter deleting deceased family members' photos

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:49pm
Following the abuse Zelda Williams faced last week after her father's death, the microblogging site has changed its policy
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Parasitic fungus turns worker ants into zombies

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:30pm
Because ants are social creatures, the fungus must wait and attack outside the colony
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Iceland volcano fears lead to evacuations

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:23pm
Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano, showing increased seismic activity; 2010 eruption caused air travel chaos
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Toothless pterosaurs once dominated the skies

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:02pm
Not much is known about these so-called toothless "dragons," except they lived 70 million years ago
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James Foley beheading prompts action by Twitter

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:44pm
Social media outlets try to block the spread of gruesome images of the killing of American journalist
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With poaching rampant, future grim for African elephants

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:49pm
Booming trade in Asia is fueling slaughter of African elephants and could lead to extinction of the species
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Verizon leads carriers in network quality report

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:32pm
Verizon's network beats its competitors nationwide, according to RootMetrics' independent network testing
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State lets heirs access dead person's online accounts

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:34pm
New law gives heirs legal rights over a deceased person's Facebook, Twitter and other Internet content
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Curiosity rover stalled by sand trap on Mars

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:30pm
With a minor setback en route to Mount Sharp, scientists look for new way for rover to reach destination
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100,000 elephants killed across Africa in two years, study finds

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:18pm
Study finds that current pace of poaching deaths will lead to the extinction of the species
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Out for a stroll in zero gravity

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:13pm
Space station cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev began a planned 6-hour and 15-minute spacewalk today, launching a small Peruvian science satellite before pressing ahead with work to change out external experiments and to carry out routine maintenance.
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iPhone 6 may not have sapphire screen: Analyst

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:10pm
In the debate about whether Apple will use the uber-hard substance in its next iPhone, one analyst says no
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More work is needed to avoid "ecological debt"

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:59pm
Similar to money, humanity's ecological resources can either be increased or depleted for a certain amount of time
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Testing phase begins for "talking" cars

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:32am
V2V technology, which would allow cars to communicate wirelessly and prevent crashes, is in the planning stages
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Florida's reefs go digital

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:58pm
There is a battle to save the coral reef waged by scientists and explorers armed with some very special cameras
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Hospital operator reveals cyberattack on patient records

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:09pm
Community Health, which owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, says the attack may have happened in April or June
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Government wants to make cars talk to each other

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:28pm
If implemented, new car tech could save 1,083 lives, according to government officials
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Sweet gig: Cambridge seeks doctoral student to study chocolate

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:58pm
Cambridge looking to identify ways of keeping chocolate-based foods from melting in warm climates
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5 ways the "sharing" economy disadvantages workers

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:55pm
Even as the popularity of companies like Uber and Airbnb takes off, the benefits for workers are mixed
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Space plane tech may power hypersonic aircraft​

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:14pm
Engine technology, designed by a British company, could find soon itself in U.S. military aircraft
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