Have you ever forgotten to turn your cell phone off during a flight Did you survive The question might seem slightly churlish, but the airline indu... read more »
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McDonald&39's shows off a touch-screen kiosk installed in France in 2009. (Credit: McDonald&39's Europe) "Welcome to McDonald's. My name is HAL 90... read more »
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Pay attention students' here's yet another reason to do your advanced math homework. Mathematicians have conducted a new analysis that could have a p... read more »
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Researchers say they've used nanoparticles to create a material sensitive enough to analyze a patient's breath in real time and detect indicators of ... read more »
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A concept image of a flying refueling craft for satellites, similar to what NASA hopes to achieve for other spacecraft. (Credit: MacDonald, Dettwi... read more »
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How would you feel about putting your head in the arms of this robot (Credit: Restoration Robotics) If you've tried every potion available to st... read more »
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Lytro says its light-field camera, due to ship later this year, will let people change the focus of their photos after the fact. (Credit: Lytro) ... read more »
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Pleo the pet robot dinosaur is back after basically going extinct in 2009. (Credit: Tim Hornyak/CNET) LAS VEGAS--Pleo is an autonomous toy dinos... read more »
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Theyworkforyou.com, the site that helps the British public keep tabs on their politicians, has just made the government''s goings-on even more transpa... read more »
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Everyone knows that speed cameras work. They create the discipline of a lissom lady in leather and make sure everyone understands just what the rules... read more »
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In December, Boeing&39's Phantom Ray hitched a ride to California on the back of NASA&39's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. (Credit: Boeing) Boeing said ... read more »
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Just one month after U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot in the head in Tucson, Ariz., her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, announced Frida... read more »
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The nucleus of Hartley 2 is about three-quarters of a mile across. (Credit: NASA/University of Maryland) A recycled NASA spacecraft passed within ... read more »
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You may have heard of Fold-It, which involves different approaches to folding proteins, and EteRNA, which lets players propose new molecular structur... read more »
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editor's notebook The future just keeps getting closer and closer these days. Not only do we have iPhones with FaceTime--which, when combined wit... read more »
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University of Michigan computer scientists and engineers are at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco today presenting p... read more »
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Twelve years after launch and seven years after it collected dust from comet Wild 2, NASA's Stardust probe is making a bonus Valentine's Day flyby la... read more »
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A timeline of supercomputing speed. (Credit: AMD) The Jaguar supercomputer, housed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the University of Ten... read more »
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If you, on your lesser days, could reach for a thinking cap to make you a little brainier, what would you expect Would you expect to solve math probl... read more »
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It's been a week since Japan's devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami. Amid the disaster cleanup and relief efforts, new problems... read more »
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