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Bing map shows CIA's secret Bin Laden compound mock-up

Nearly 8,000 miles from Osama bin Laden's lair, Navy Seal Team Six trained in a mock-up of the compound at a North Carolina Defense Department facility.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Bin Laden's compound, seen from space (photos)

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye, two companies competing to provide customers with satellite imagery, offer views of the Pakistani compound where Osama bin Laden was killed.

6 Images By May. 2, 2011

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At Raytheon, where engineering rules

Road Trip 2010: The defense giant encourages openness among its 40,000-plus engineers as it tackles tech issues in areas from missiles to radar to semiconductors.

By Aug. 3, 2010

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Wearables set for explosive growth, study shows

Although wearable device shipment volumes will reach just 19 million units in 2014, that figure will grow to 111.9 million in 2018, according to IDC research.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Sweet! Scientists developing sugar-filled batteries

Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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When parents limit screen time, kids behave, sleep, and test better

Since the average kid is in front of a screen more than 40 hours a week, researchers say even small limits on screen time can reap multiple health benefits.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Samsung UNS9 series

The 85-inch member of this billionaire-level TV series has been out for awhile, and we know most of the details already: $40,000 price tag, 4K resolution, crazy easel-type stand, Now the 110-inch size is official, and it costs $150,000.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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New artificial muscle promises robot super strength

UC Berkeley researchers develop a micro-size robotic muscle that's 1,000 times stronger than the paltry muscles we humans depend on.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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'Lab on a phone' detects mercury in water

Researchers at UCLA are using a 3D printer to produce an inexpensive, lightweight smartphone attachment that could ultimately take the place of large, expensive lab equipment.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Scientists inch closer to blood test for pancreatic cancer

Without any screening tests, pancreatic cancer is rarely diagnosed early, and has become the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Steve Jobs died of it at the age of 56 in 2011.

By Jan. 22, 2014