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New book explores promise, perils, mysteries of human genes

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:36pm
Genes have been at the center of advances in medical science, but we still have a lot to learn, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author
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Space station marks milestone: 100,000th orbit of Earth

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 2:13pm
The International Space Station has traveled more than 2.6 billion miles, and counting
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Watch: Meteor streaks through sky over New England

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 2:03pm
Police: "The meteor (or alien spaceship) was caught on camera at approximately 0050 hours. Let's hope the visitors are friendly."
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Divers find Roman-era shipwreck, ancient treasures

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 1:14pm
Some artifacts "are in an amazing state of preservation - as though they were cast yesterday rather than 1,600 years ago"
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Behind Amazon's plan to expand private-label products

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:00am
You'll soon be able to buy Amazon generic items including nuts, coffee and baby food
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​Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on highways

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:00am
For now, the robot truckers would only take control on the highways, leaving humans to handle the tougher task of wending through city streets
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School kids launch out of this world science project

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:34pm
Students at an elementary school in Virginia are very excited about their own tiny satellite
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Twitter may tweak 140 character limit

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:16pm
As Twitter seeks to gain traction, there's a report that it may make a big change to its tweet limit
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Sheryl Sandberg on "the fog" after husband's death

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:05pm
Facebook exec said it was "an emptiness that fills your heart, your lungs, constricts your ability to think or even to breathe"
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Want to invest in the next Uber? Now you can, with $2,000

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 5:34pm
In a major shift in how fledgling tech companies are funded, average investors can buy stakes in startups -- but buyer beware
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Google plans to block Flash on Chrome this year

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 5:05pm
Google plans to switch off Adobe's Flash Player by default by the end of the year; 10 websites will be exempt
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Zuckerberg to conservatives: Come talk to Facebook

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 3:48pm
Facebook's CEO has invited a number of prominent conservative leaders to a private meeting this Wednesday
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Tiny fetus is youngest Egyptian mummy ever found

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 2:02pm
Surprising discovery is made through high-tech testing on a small coffin that was unearthed more than a century ago
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What will surge in driverless cars mean on the roads?

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 1:30pm
Auto expert: "It will be indispensable to your life. It will be all sorts of things we can't even think of today"
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Could GPS "bullet" prevent high-speed police chases?

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:02am
Nearly every day on average, someone is reportedly killed in a high-speed police chase
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24 pilot whales die after beaching in Mexico

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:58am
Only three of the 27 whales that came ashore were saved, Mexico's Navy says
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Humpbacks in San Francisco Bay give whale watchers a rare thrill

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 9:26pm
It's an unusual sight to be sure: Humpback whales frolicking in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge
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How Apple plans to compete with Uber

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 6:50pm
Apple is investing a billion dollars in an Uber-like company based in China
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"Hyperloop One" may be future of transportation

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 11:19am
This week the first full-scale test of Hyperloop One - an ultra-high-speed transportation system - was conducted in the Nevada desert
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This week in tech

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 1:06am
Some of the top stories this week were controversy over whether Facebook is editing their trending news section and Instagram's major makeover.
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