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agriculture

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Obama: This federal council will jumpstart broadband

President Barack Obama issues a memorandum to bring 25 federal agencies together to help encourage private industry to deploy broadband.

By March 23, 2015

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Maratus elephans: The peacock spider with an elephant on its butt

A newly described peacock spider is named for the elephant face on its abdomen -- and has an unusual way of dancing.

By March 22, 2015

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Beer wear: Dress made from bacterial-fermented brew

Bacteria, beer and a fermentation process come together to create a fashionable dress made from a new kind of fabric.

By March 26, 2015

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'Dammit Alexa!': I feel bad when I yell at my Amazon Echo

Part speaker, part personal assistant, Amazon Echo moves into a Crave writer's home, gets yelled at, tells jokes and becomes part of the family.

By March 7, 2015

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Non-browning apples may be on store shelves soon(ish)

Genetically modified Arctic apples clear a government hurdle and look ahead to landing in a grocery store near you.

By February 17, 2015

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President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

By January 13, 2015

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Modern security tactics fail to protect against malware, study finds

The kinds of advanced malicious software threatening most companies have proven to be nearly impossible to stop, says a new FireEye report.

By January 8, 2015

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CES chief on this year's show plus past product triumphs and duds (Podcast)

Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, which sponsors CES, talks about past CES successes and failures and what he expects at this year's show.

By January 4, 2015

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Ancient parchment's secrets revealed through DNA

A history of agriculture is locked away in centuries worth of documents from the British Isles -- if you know how to find it.

By December 9, 2014

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014