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Computer may be first to pass Turing Test

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 3:53pm
Eugene Goostman just made artificial intelligence history, but he is not a programmer or even a real person -- Eugene is a supercomputer
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Beep baseball lets blind players step up to the plate

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 3:51pm
Equipment outfitted with distinct sounds allows the blind and visually impaired participate in “beep baseball.” WISH’s Jessica Hayes reports.
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Did violence shape evolution of the human face?

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 2:19pm
New research suggests that hands became big enough to form fists at same time as facial structure changed
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11-year-old wins Google Doodle competition

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 1:58pm
Asked to redesign the Google logo around the theme, "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place" -- one middle schooler's dream wowed judges
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Bulletproof blanket promises to protect kids at school

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 12:02pm
Oklahoma company says its Bodyguard Blanket is designed to protect students from shootings and tornado debris
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World Cup 2014: Security robots will patrol World Cup stadiums

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 8:33am
Often used in combat, Packbot robots will be used at all 12 of the 2014 World Cup stadiums. The devices are designed to keep security personnel safe while investigating suspicious packages.
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Silicon Valley interns enjoy a perk-filled summer

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 5:07pm
Bikes, buses, massages, swimming pools, dance classes, nap pods, parties and access to their tech heroes, this is not exactly a summer bailing hay
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Tree-killing beetles attacking California's forests

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 8:55am
They've already invaded hundreds of species of trees and they are showing no signs of slowing down
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Social media (and six-pack abs) help set fundraising record

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 11:26pm
Team Wolfpack taps into their social media savvy to build Instagram following and raise money for a good cause
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Woman sues after syphilis diagnosis posted on Facebook

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:15pm
Hospital worker allegedly accessed Ohio woman's STD diagnosis, which was posted to Facebook page about allegedly promiscuous women
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The CIA joins Twitter and Facebook

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:11pm
The Central Intelligence Agency is getting into social media, and its first tweet is surprisingly funny
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Life cycle of rare Schaus' swallowtail butterflies

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:59pm
Endangered species is coming back from the brink of extinction thanks to the efforts of scientists at the University of Florida
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What to expect at E3 2014 video game expo

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:28pm
Last year, the annual video game conference was all about consoles; this year the focus is on the games
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Google's Chrome tops IE as most popular browser

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 3:46pm
Search giant edges past Microsoft in browser wars, as Firefox's market share plummets
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Endangered Florida butterfly making a comeback

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:36pm
There were only four of them left in the wild until scientists from the University of Florida stepped in
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​Vodafone reveals scale of gov't snooping in phone networks

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:15pm
Report by cellphone operator reveals some unnamed countries directly access company's networks without lawful warrants
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Lunar rocks support theory of giant space collision

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:09pm
Giant collision between the young Earth and a planet-sized space rock is still debated among scientists, but new research lends more support to the theory
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U.S. ambassador takes oath on e-reader

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 9:07pm
The new U.S. ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Suzi LeVine, was sworn in with her hand on a Kindle preloaded with a copy of the Constitution
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Lazy Great Dane puppy won't get out of bed

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:10pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Microscopic images show artistry of cellular life

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:00pm
Stunning photos from the National Institutes of Health offer an amazing close-up of biology in action
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