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11.27.15
Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling
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Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling

A high-school yearbook database dating to the 1900s shows how hairstyles, clothing and smiles have changed.

By S. Dent,   11.27.15
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11.13.15
UC Berkeley to study climate impact of Uber and Lyft
11.13.15

UC Berkeley to study climate impact of Uber and Lyft

Researchers at UC Berkeley's Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) have announced t...

By A. Tarantola,   11.13.15
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09.19.15
ICYMI: Giant air purifier, true invisibility cloak and more
09.19.15

ICYMI: Giant air purifier, true invisibility cloak and more

You're busy. Let us help catch you up on all the interesting tech news!

By K. Davis,   09.19.15
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09.06.15
First 3D map of Earth's interior shows where volcanoes come from
09.06.15

First 3D map of Earth's interior shows where volcanoes come from

If you've wondered how deep a volcano's roots go, a new 3D map of the Earth's interior will answer your questions.

By J. Fingas,   09.06.15
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07.20.15
Internet investor pours $100 million into the search for alien life
07.20.15

Internet investor pours $100 million into the search for alien life

The hunt for extraterrestrial life just got a big leg up. Internet investor Yuri Milner and his B...

By J. Fingas,   07.20.15
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06.23.15
Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces
06.23.15

Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces

Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a robotic cockroach that can crawl through the tightest...

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05.25.15
Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do
05.25.15

Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do

As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming...

By J. Fingas,   05.25.15
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05.18.15
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar
05.18.15

Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar

Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refi...

By T. Seppala,   05.18.15
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05.09.15
AZ town hides license plate readers in dozens of fake cacti
05.09.15

AZ town hides license plate readers in dozens of fake cacti

City officials from Paradise Valley, Arizona have reportedly set up an array of license plate read...

By A. Tarantola,   05.09.15
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