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Perseid meteor shower to share sky with "supermoon"

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:54pm
Catch sight of the annual Perseid meteor shower this weekend before a "supermoon" brightens the night sky
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Medical apps let doctors diagnose by smartphone

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:49pm
One million people had virtual appointments last year on medical consultation apps; but there are concerns about replacing in-person doctor visitors
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New IBM chip works more like a human brain

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:34pm
This low-energy chip looks for patterns, rather than simply performing rapid, sequential calculations
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​Almanac: The Smithsonian

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:26pm
On August 10, 1846, President Polk signed a measure establishing the most American of American institutions
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Easy way to unsubscribe from annoying emails

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 1:57pm
Google and Outlook add new feature to make unsubscribing easier than ever
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Which U.S. state has the fastest Internet speed?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 1:41pm
Broadband speed in the fastest state is almost twice as fast as the slowest; see where your state ranks
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Ancient bones unearthed in Wyoming cave

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:47pm
Scientists are hopeful they may even recover 100,000-year-old DNA
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Stargazers' images from Dark Sky Parks

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:00am
The International Dark-Sky Association has certified areas around the world to be free of light pollution for viewing the night sky
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Shark-tracking robot to tail rapidly growing species

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:02am
Device equipped with camera, microphone, tracker built to help biologists figure out why so many sharks are appearing on California coasts
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Watch origami robot spring to life

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:22pm
Robot made for just $100 has Transformer-like power to fold itself into shape and then scuttle away
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Big tornado outbreaks may be linked to climate change

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:45pm
Tornadoes are hard to predict, but a new study finds climate change may be having an impact
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Rottweiler loves to take showers

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:36pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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​Why Lego's first female scientist kit is selling out

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:15pm
Criticized by a 7-year-old for gender bias, the toy maker's about-face is winning over fans
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Black Hat 2014

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:31pm
Photos from the Black Hat USA hackers conference in Las Vegas
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Essential apps for back to school

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:56pm
Hitting the books may be a little more fun with these useful apps at hand
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Google working with Barnes & Noble to take on Amazon

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:55pm
The tech giant and the bookseller will offer same-day book delivery in several big cities
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What Facebook photos say about your personality

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:31pm
Researchers say you can learn a lot about someone's personality traits by analyzing their Facebook photos
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Oceans tainted with more man-made mercury

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:37pm
Mercury can cause neurological problems, and we're sending more of it into the oceans than scientists thought
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Expert wants to help catch password thieves

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:32pm
The security expert who uncovered the breach reveals new details about who may be behind it and how it went down
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New technology offers alternatives to passwords

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:53pm
With another major Internet security breach revealed, experts are again advising users to change their passwords.’s Sumi Das reports on how to better manage your passwords to keep them safe, and looks at technology that could soon replace them.
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