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03.29.13
University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock
03.29.13

University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock

Things got a tad hairy for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Blue Waters supercompu...

By A. Santos,   03.29.13
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03.14.13
Earth's largest telescope gets to work in Chile after 30 years of planning
03.14.13

Earth's largest telescope gets to work in Chile after 30 years of planning

Nestled within the Chilean Andes, the new Atacama Large Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) is n...

By M. Smith,   03.14.13
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08.11.12
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure
08.11.12

Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet...

By A. Santos,   08.11.12
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06.30.12
10 Gigabit per-second connection between US and China demoed
06.30.12

10 Gigabit per-second connection between US and China demoed

You, sir or ma'am, should probably not get too excited. Chances are, this trans-Pacific 10 Gigabit...

By T. O'Brien,   06.30.12
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06.14.12
White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition
06.14.12

White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition

The government's US Ignite partnership aims to push the growth of next-generation broadband networ...

By M. Smith,   06.14.12
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07.13.11
USC computer scientist makes geo-immersion maps, leaves other maps feeling inferior
07.13.11

USC computer scientist makes geo-immersion maps, leaves other maps feeling inferior

Google's Maps and Earth services provide us with 3D maps, the means to track St. Nick, and even t...

By M. Gorman,   07.13.11
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04.06.11
Dell to trial mushroom-based packaging on servers, hugs IT hippies
04.06.11

Dell to trial mushroom-based packaging on servers, hugs IT hippies

We've already seen Dell embracing the bamboo woods to package its products, so what's next for Roun...

By R. Lai,   04.06.11
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09.30.10
Scientists discover planet capable of supporting life, Richard Branson calls dibs on it
09.30.10

Scientists discover planet capable of supporting life, Richard Branson calls dibs on it

A team of planet hunters from UC Santa Cruz (not to be confused with Dog The Bounty Hunter) have fo...

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11.10.09
NSF backs development of laser-guided robot wheelchairs
11.10.09

NSF backs development of laser-guided robot wheelchairs

It's been well over a year since we last saw the laser-guided, self-docking wheelchair developed...

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