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10.31.15
Researchers see evolution working faster than expected (in chickens)
10.31.15

Researchers see evolution working faster than expected (in chickens)

The word "evolution" tends to conjure up images of early hominids dodging predators on the veldt a...

By C. Velazco,   10.31.15
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06.18.15
BMW's 'Light & Charge' street lamps double as EV chargers
06.18.15

BMW's 'Light & Charge' street lamps double as EV chargers

If you own an electric car, your two main charging options are plugging in at home or connecting t...

By M. Brian,   06.18.15
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06.03.14
Move aside graphene, there's a new wonder-material on its way
06.03.14

Move aside graphene, there's a new wonder-material on its way

Everyone talks about graphene as if it'll solve all of the world's problems, forgetting that it's...

By D. Cooper,   06.03.14
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02.16.13
Researchers testing frugal autonomous car system, aim for $150 price tag (video)
02.16.13

Researchers testing frugal autonomous car system, aim for $150 price tag (video)

Google certainly has pockets deep enough to trick out self-driving cars with any kind of pricey ge...

By A. Santos,   02.16.13
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04.16.12
Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs
04.16.12

Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs

Two of the world's most hallowed libraries are about to get even quieter, having been given $3 mil...

By S. Sakr,   04.16.12
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10.10.11
Oxford researchers show off autonomous Wildcat vehicle, no GPS required
10.10.11

Oxford researchers show off autonomous Wildcat vehicle, no GPS required

BAE Systems has spent years developing an autonomous vehicle based on the rather menacing Bowler...

By D. Melanson,   10.10.11
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09.22.11
Volunteer scientists discover two possible planets, tell NASA it missed a spot
09.22.11

Volunteer scientists discover two possible planets, tell NASA it missed a spot

Proving it's not all about edu-mah-cation, a group of casual star-gazers has stumbled upon what mig...

By M. Smith,   09.22.11
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08.19.11
'Retweet,' 'sexting' added to Oxford English Dictionary, alongside words that are actually words
08.19.11

'Retweet,' 'sexting' added to Oxford English Dictionary, alongside words that are actually words

Every so often, Chuzzlewitt, Figglesworth and the rest of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary's...

By A. Toor,   08.19.11
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