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Science teacher suspended for using jammer to shut up students' cell phones

Technically Incorrect: In Florida, a science teacher decides that quiet in the classroom should involve a little technical chicanery. Verizon is allegedly not pleased.

By June 3, 2015

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In 200 years, rich humans will be cyborgs, says professor

Technically Incorrect: An Israeli professor says the amalgamation of man and machine will be the "biggest evolution in the history of biology" in 4 billion years.

By May 25, 2015

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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By December 13, 2014

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'Doctor Who' takes a 'Deep Breath' in season 8 premiere

Peter Capaldi describes his twelfth Doctor as "funny, joyful, passionate, emphatic, and fearless" in the new series.

By August 7, 2014

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FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.

By June 26, 2014

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Amanda Palmer confronts the 'current nightmare of the modern musician' (Q&A)

The controversial musician and performance artist talks to CNET about Spotify, Kickstarter, and whether the music industry is killing the musicians it needs.

By April 3, 2014

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Behold! Jonathan Ive's Apple

With iOS 7 and the iPhone 5C, Apple signals that the company belongs not just to CEO Tim Cook, but also to its world-famous head of design.

By September 18, 2013

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Twitter to Paula Deen: H-word has more power than n-word

After the Southern cook's admission that she used the n-word, Twitter creates the quite beautiful #Paulasbestdishes and ladles sometimes brilliant humor.

By June 20, 2013

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Book chronicles cat's secret life

Where do cats go when they roam? Author Caroline Paul and illustrator Wendy MacNaughton used GPS and video cameras to get answers.

By April 16, 2013

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Paralyzed woman takes home ReWalk power legs

Claire Lomas of England has become the first person in the world to begin home use of the powered exoskeleton that helped her walk the London Marathon.

By September 4, 2012