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Blogging deemed beneath the hallowed halls of academia

After the International Studies Association proposes a ban on blogging for editors of its journals, faculty groups raise their swords.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Sony offers Move.Me for researchers, academia

Sony launches a new software application at the Game Developers Conference allowing researchers and academics to bring PlayStation Move functionality to their PCs.

By Mar. 2, 2011

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Academia.edu acquires Plasmyd to let peers review papers

The online repository of academic research papers is building in a new variant of the ages-old peer-review process to scrutinize academic work.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Old school vs. new school as academic publishers brawl over Web

A startup hip to the ways of the Web and a publishing rival from pre-Net days are trying to teach each other a lesson. It's a tussle involving research papers and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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Pew pew! Scientists hatch plan to laser-blast space junk

Scientists have come up with a very video game-like way to take out orbiting space debris using ground-based lasers.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Military hunts for real-life Iron Man armor

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit would give the wearer superhuman strength, night vision, and better protection from gunfire.

By Oct. 10, 2013

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Can smart guns slash gun violence? Silicon Valley says yes

Star investor Ron Conway is among those behind a series of $1 million challenges aimed at using technology to improve gun safety. The key? Find ways to make sure only guns' owners are able to fire them.

By Jan. 28, 2014

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Conclusive proof: Sex is more enjoyable than Facebook

Research from a university in New Zealand using text messaging as its mode of examination concludes that people really enjoy sex and really don't enjoy Facebook and recovering from illness.

By Nov. 17, 2012

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NASA launches new space tech and exploration division

As part of President Obama's bid to further invest in space innovation, the U.S. agency creates the Space Technology Mission Directorate.

By Feb. 21, 2013