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Climate change satellite launch try on tap

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 7:57am
NASA craft is designed to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a critical factor in climate change
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Which films will expire tonight on Netflix?

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:33pm
You might want to start streaming these movies before they disappear
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U.S. astronauts lose World Cup bet -- and their hair

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:11pm
After betting their German crewmate that the U.S. was going to beat Germany, two NASA astronauts had to pay up
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Japan's robot cabaret

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:57pm
Tokyo's Robot Restaurant hosts elaborate technology-infused cabaret shows
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Facebook researcher sorry for News Feed manipulation

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:23pm
Facebook users were angered by a study that tweaked News Feeds to try to detect any emotional response
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World Cup breaks Super Bowl record on Twitter

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:25pm
Penalty shot prompts more tweets per minute than any other live event
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Legal loopholes could allow wider NSA surveillance

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:47pm
Legal and technical loopholes could allow "largely unrestrained surveillance on Americans communications," researchers say
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New to Google Earth: Ancient flying reptiles

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:55pm
Looking for the nearest dinosaur? Check out Google Earth
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These LED smart lights are tracking your moves

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:09am
A California company has found as way to turn energy-saving LED bulbs into smart networks that can collect and feed data
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'Flying saucer' test vehicle and parachute recovered

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:03am
Engineers are elated with performance of craft designed to test atmospheric braking systems for future Mars landers
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Baby orangutan is new hope for survival of his species

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 10:09pm
His mom is the first orangutan to give birth after undergoing artificial insemination
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Environmentalists say bye bye blackbirds

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 8:47pm
Use of pesticides has halved the number of blackbirds in California's Sacramento Valley
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An inventor's Quirky path to success

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:20pm
The online community provides R&D necessary to bring new ideas to the marketplace
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Smartwatches: Eat your heart out, Dick Tracy!

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:01pm
The latest battlefield in the tech war is your body, with wearable gadgets that receive texts, interact with your smartphone, monitor your health
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GOP: Obama bowing to Democratic base with Keystone XL delays

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 2:01pm
Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., says the president and Democrats in Congress would rather please environmentalists than create jobs
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Ethical battle over harvesting aquarium fish in Hawaii

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 12:06pm
Activists hope to shut down fisheries that collect, sell brightly colored fish
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Virtual reality offers a whole new world to explore

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 10:31am
Research at USC's Mixed Reality Lab is focused on unleashing VR technology's true potential, far beyond gaming
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The Google Lunar Xprize: The next great space race

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:50pm
With $30 million in prize money at stake, independent teams compete to launch a rover to the moon
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Spectacular video of lightning storm from space

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 7:30pm
"Our world is beautiful," he tweets from aboard the International Space Station
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Mexican law enforcement chopper crosses into Arizona, fires shots

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 6:35pm
Helicopter crossed 100 yards north into the Arizona desert and then fired two shots at agents, border patrol union says
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