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Apple's environmental chief to now head all social policy programs

In a sign that Apple is aiming to expand its voice on social issues, Lisa Jackson is promoted to the company's first vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives.

By June 23, 2015

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Marijuana might not be shrinking your brain after all, study says

Decreased brain volume in pot users may have more to do with genetic predisposition than casual use, a study says. Is that why stoners remember what time "SpongeBob SquarePants" airs?

By August 28, 2015

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Apple patent application ups the ante on noise-canceling headphones

The company is looking into bone conduction technology that would improve voice communications in a wireless earphone system.

By August 27, 2015

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Intel's Edison joins the quest to save the bees

Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.

By August 24, 2015

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The 6 coolest things Intel showed off this week

Intel debuted a number of new technologies at its annual Developer Forum in San Francisco. These are the products that excited us the most.

By August 19, 2015

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Coffee-based filament turns java into brown 3D-printed objects

Coffee bean hulls take on a new high-tech life as renewable 3D printing filament. It only comes in one color, though.

By August 24, 2015

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Chattanooga: From 'dirtiest city' to Internet haven (pictures)

More than 40 years ago, Chattanooga was declared the dirtiest city in America by the Environmental Protection Agency. The city cleaned up its air, revitalized its riverfront, and now has the largest and fastest broadband network in the US.

15 Images By August 20, 2015

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Virus study infects humanity with a 'vomiting machine'

Researchers create a machine that vomits to study how virus particles emitted when someone throws up can spread through the air and infect others. They had us at "a machine that vomits."

By August 20, 2015

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Apple envisions environmental sensors for wearables

Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

By April 24, 2014

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Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By August 19, 2015