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06.08.13
Apple praised in China for environmental policies
06.08.13

Apple praised in China for environmental policies

Chinese environmental activist Ma Jun recently said that Apple has made major strides towards becomi...

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10.13.12
Alt-week 10.13.12: is the Universe a simulation, cloning dinosaurs and singing mice
10.13.12

Alt-week 10.13.12: is the Universe a simulation, cloning dinosaurs and singing mice

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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07.25.12
Strobe lighting goggles shown to improve short-term memory, all-night ravers feel validated
07.25.12

Strobe lighting goggles shown to improve short-term memory, all-night ravers feel validated

Those goggles you see above aren't for stylish looks while playing dodgeball -- they're the keys t...

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05.31.12
Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits
05.31.12

Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits

Nanowires, although they're building steam, still have to overcome the not-so-small problem of cos...

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10.09.11
Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience
10.09.11

Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience

This may run counter to what your common sense tells you but, a new paper out of Duke and Rice Unive...

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10.06.11
Monkeys control virtual arm with their brains, may herald breakthrough for paraplegics
10.06.11

Monkeys control virtual arm with their brains, may herald breakthrough for paraplegics

Monkey mind-controlled arm: It sounds like the name of an awesomely terrible sci-fi film or a fledgl...

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07.29.11
Duke University's underwater invisibility cloak stills troubled waters
07.29.11

Duke University's underwater invisibility cloak stills troubled waters

Everyone's jumping on the invisibility cloaking bandwagon these days, but no one's quite manage...

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07.04.11
SleepWell forces WiFi to wait its turn, keeps gadgets well-rested (update)
07.04.11

SleepWell forces WiFi to wait its turn, keeps gadgets well-rested (update)

Ever feel like your WiFi devices' battery-lives are better off when not surrounded by peers and pass...

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06.25.11
Duke University physicists test first air-based acoustic invisibility cloak
06.25.11

Duke University physicists test first air-based acoustic invisibility cloak

Firmly departing from the Stuff Of Dreams category, Duke University physicists have successfully tes...

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