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Is your cell phone destroying your relationship?

Research from Baylor's Hankamer School of Business suggests that young people's relationships are being radically altered by the cell phone obsession. But is it just young people?

By December 4, 2012

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Detect and prevent today's sophisticated malware threats

Internet thieves are more organized and more technically savvy than ever before as they concoct insidious software designed to let them separate you from your valuables. Users and ISPs must work together to keep them at bay.

By March 20, 2012

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Wii active video games don't count as exercise

A new study shows that kids who play Wii Sports or Dance Dance Revolution are as active as those who play Disney Sing-It Pop Hits or Super Mario Galaxy.

By February 27, 2012

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Proton promises us $1,000 genome mapping by year end

At CES, Life Technologies' Ion Torrent unveils a benchtop device that by year-end should decode a full human genome in one day for $1,000.

By January 10, 2012

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Hurd's double faults leave him out at HP

Mark Hurd's abrupt departure from HP over fake expense reports and a relationship with an employee is the second major scandal on his watch in his five-year tenure at HP.

By August 6, 2010

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Online comic strip hopes to improve girls' health

Researchers study the effects of a comic strip-style computer program on the health of 400 young volunteers and their parents.

By June 22, 2010

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Can we diagnose and destroy cancer in one sitting?

Researchers announce the creation of a single nanoparticle, traceable in real time via MRI, which can tag cancer cells and kill them with heat within the very same procedure.

By December 15, 2009

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The human heart: One step closer to 'unbreakable'

A team of cardiac surgeons in Germany announces the successful implant of the world's smallest ventricular assist device.

By August 17, 2009

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When gamers die, their instructions can live on

Gamers are now making arrangements to notify other players in the event of their own death. And there are sites that will help them do it.

By March 15, 2009

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Facebook 'pokes' can be used for court notification

Legal experts said that there's no reason Facebook messages can't be used to deliver official notice of lawsuits, which a court in Australia recently allowed.

By December 16, 2008