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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By 23 July 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By 20 June 2014

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New drug called Snapchat hospitalising users

Australian police have issued a warning about a new drug called Snapchat, branded with the Snapchat logo and based on bath salts.

By 16 June 2014

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Charles Darwin gets thousands of votes in Georgia

There's a certain discernment to the voters of Georgia. They don't want some old politician all over again. Indeed, almost 4,000 voted for Charles Darwin. Yes, that Charles Darwin.

By 10 November 2012

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Supercomputer Beagle can analyze 240 whole genomes in two days

University of Chicago researchers say they used one quarter of the Beagle's operating capacity in conjunction with commercially available software packages to analyze raw sequencing data.

By 21 February 2014

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Glowing art grown from bacteria

Bacteria artist Zachery Copfer is creating glowing bacterial art that you can hang in your home.

By 12 February 2014

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33 percent of Americans reject evolution

A Pew survey suggests that evolutionary skeptics continue to be out there. They are many.

By 31 December 2013

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How to find files via the OS X Terminal

If you need to search for files in OS X, one option it is to use the OS X Terminal application and some of its services.

By 19 October 2013

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No pavement on the Galapagos? No problem for Google Street View

Getting to the Galapagos Islands isn't cheap, so Google brings the unique flora and fauna there to you thanks to a visit from Street View Trekker.

By 13 September 2013

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Twitter to simplify the reporting of abusive tweets, after outcry over rape threats

Following outrage in the U.K. over tweets containing threats of rape, the company says a feature designed to make it easier to report abusive tweets when using Twitter on the iPhone will be coming to other platforms.

By 28 July 2013