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U.S. Navy dolphins find antique torpedo

Dolphins trained by the U.S. military to find objects underwater have uncovered a late 19th century torpedo off the California coast.

By May. 20, 2013

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Study: Algae biofuels need 10 years of R&D to compete

Energy Biosciences Institute says that sustained R&D is needed to make algae biofuels cost-competitive with fossil fuels.

By Nov. 5, 2010

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Medical tools top WSJ's tech innovation awards

A pathogen sensor and an artificial hand take this year's gold and silver awards, besting a solar-powered base station for cell phones and paper-thin flexible speakers.

By Sep. 14, 2009

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Microbes may be to thank for BP oil spill cleanup

Berkeley Lab scientists using PhyloChip analysis say a previously undiscovered species of ocean microbe is aggressively gobbling oil plumes from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

By Aug. 25, 2010

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Fortified rice, fuel cells among Tech Award winners

Al Gore receives humanitarian honor at Tech Museum event that provides prizes to projects in the areas of environment, health, biosciences economic development, equality, and education.

By Nov. 19, 2009

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At SRI, developing an expertise in R&D, innovation

Road Trip at Home: It might not be as well known as PARC, but SRI, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has spun off about 50 new ventures and is at the heart of some of the greatest innovations in technology history.

By Oct. 26, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1512: Anonymous starts their own social network! (Podcast)

The World Cup finals now holds the record for tweets per second. GOAAAAAL! If you're tired of waiting to get into Google+ the hacker group Anonymous is building their own. Wednesday could be a happy day for Apple fanboys, but who cares about Wednesday? Rebecca Black is dropping her new single "My Moment" on Monday! Yup, it's one of those Monday's.

By Jul. 18, 2011

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Fermentation or photosynthesis: The debate in algae fuel

What's the best way to grow algae? Sides are being taken, as companies try to transform algae into transportation fuel or dietary supplements.

By Jan. 28, 2008