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aristotle

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Medieval bishop's theory resembles modern concept of multiple universes

A 13th-century bishop's theory about the formation of the universe has intriguing parallels with the theory of multiple universes.

April 27, 2014

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Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By January 6, 2014

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Google Doodle sings praises for opera star Maria Callas

The late opera icon who died at the age of 53 would have been 90 years old on December 2.

By December 2, 2013

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Your brain on the internet

Is the internet really destroying our brains? Neuro-ethicist Neil Levy doesn't believe so.

By August 7, 2012

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Goodbye, cruel Google--an ex-employee's lament

As James Whittaker pines for a passing golden age, we offer a few reasons why he ought to smell the coffee.

By March 13, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1343: BOL loves a parade (podcast)

On today's show, we rush you along so we can go watch the San Francisco Giants ticker-tape parade. But in actual tech news, Silicon Valley fails to take over California politics, Google's really sorry about the whole Buzz thing, but not in a "pay you" kind of way, and if you're a Rangers fan, we now have the technology to erase that painful memory from your brain. --Molly

By November 3, 2010

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New memory circuit's roots owe debt to Aristotle

What is man? What is a resistor? In a rare example of metaphysics helping physics, the idea of the memristor was born.

By May 1, 2008

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HP research could yield faster, more powerful PCs

Discovery from HP Labs into the untapped potential of the memristor chip could open the door for major advancements in the design and processing power of computers.

By April 8, 2010

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Privacy is over. Here comes sociality.

As widely discussed by privacy advocates and blogs, Facebook recently changed some of its privacy settings. Users are no longer able to limit the viewing of their profile photos, home towns, and friends lists to only approved friends.

By January 19, 2010

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Would Aristotle appreciate microSD cards?

I'm trying damn hard not to lose sight of the fact that something the size of a human tooth can store every article in Wikipedia's English-language encyclopedia

By December 6, 2007