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Wearable smart glass curates content based on your physical response

A wearable eyepiece measures physiological responses such as pupil dilation and heartbeat to find content on the web that will interest you.

By April 15, 2014

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Scientists revive 30,000-year-old giant virus

Scientists have revived a giant virus after it laid dormant in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years.

By March 5, 2014

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3D-printed bio-shoes could repair themselves

It doesn't take long for avid runners to wear down a new pair of shoes. But some day runners and walkers alike may be able to pop protocell shoes into a vat of liquid to regenerate overnight.

By December 12, 2013

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Scientists raise mini human brain in a petri dish

With the goal of being able to better study neurological diseases, researchers create a lab-grown brain with stem cells.

By August 28, 2013

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The 404 1,199: Where it's a breath of dead air (podcast)

The Web site governmentattic.com just released a list of words, phrases, and configurations you're not allowed to put on a vanity license plate. Join us as we run through a few of our favorites, George Carlin style. Plus hacker T-shirt collections, Amoeba Music's new online Vinyl Vault store, and another bookmark in our ongoing conversation about video game violence.

By January 31, 2013

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Custom ringtones made easy

Custom ringtones made easy

By November 15, 2007

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New-to-vinyl converts talk about the joys of playing LPs

The Audiophiliac talks with a few music lovers who grew up in a mostly digital world and are just now starting to play LPs.

By January 13, 2013

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The 404 1,120: Where we pay you in nickels (podcast)

No, Samsung is not paying Apple its $1 billion fine in truckloads of nickels. Not everything you read on the Internet is true, but unfortunately this statistic is: 51 percent of people believe stormy weather will interfere with cloud computing. We'll sort through the truth and lies on today's 404 episode.

By August 29, 2012

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iPhone app developer quits over approval process

Frustration over the App Store approval process led one developer to call it quits and go back to developing only Mac applications.

By November 16, 2009

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Schiller: No apologies for App Store approval process

Apple top-level exec Phil Schiller defends the company's role as application gatekeeper for the App Store, telling BusinessWeek that it ensures a good experience for customers.

By November 23, 2009