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Uber ceases operations in Kansas amid stricter rules

The ride-sharing service pulled out after lawmakers overrode the veto on the bill requiring drivers carry more insurance and submit to state background checks.

By May 5, 2015

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Cyberattack on Penn State exposes passwords of 18K people

The university's president apologizes for a "sophisticated" security breach that it says involved an attack launched from China.

By May 15, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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I, Explorer: What it's like to wear Google Glass in 2015

Two years ago, the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, was sprinkled with people wearing Google's smart eyewear. This year, it seemed like no one was wearing it. Except me.

By May 26, 2015

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John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, and wife die in car crash

Their marriage, and Nash's Nobel-worthy work on game theory, were at the heart of the 2001 film. At the time of their deaths, John was 86 years old and Alicia was 82.

By May 24, 2015

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Einstein considered a bigger hero than Jesus, says study

Research conducted among almost 7,000 university students worldwide sees science take top spot. Among villains, however, George W. Bush came above Stalin and Mao.

By May 20, 2015

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Uber seeks $1B line of credit; is it part of grand IPO plan?

The car-hailing service is reportedly looking to boost its relations with banks in anticipation of an IPO and doesn't need the cash for day-to-day operations.

By May 22, 2015

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Caffeine may help men wake up in more ways than one (wink, wink)

The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.

By May 20, 2015

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Could a 'super-Earth' be even more habitable than our own planet?

There's reason to believe that other planets might be better for supporting life as we know it, and they might not even be that far off, cosmically speaking.

By May 20, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015