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How ancient 'zombie worms' screwed up valuable fossils

A team of researchers in England has discovered how a worm with no mouth or stomach may have messed with the ocean's fossil record for millions of years.

By April 16, 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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Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By March 21, 2014

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IFTTT adds new environmental triggers with Netatmo channel

Users of the Netatmo Weather Station will now be able to trigger anything on IFTTT using noise, temperature, humidity, or air quality levels.

By January 23, 2014

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Drones are making the rounds in Asia

Across the continent, unmanned aerial vehicles are already in use across a broad spectrum of industries.

By April 17, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Organize your cable drawer

It's time to make peace with the fact that you probably don't need 800 Micro-USB cables.

By April 10, 2015

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Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015

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Want to fight climate change? Organize over the Internet, says Al Gore

During a talk at the South by Southwest festival, the former US vice president likens the cause to the campaign for Net neutrality.

By March 13, 2015

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Terminator draws closer with shape-shifting liquid metal motor

Using gallium, a metal with a very low melting point, researchers have developed a self-powered, shape-shifting liquid metal motor.

By March 12, 2015

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'Orbis Spike' in 1610 marks humanity's first major impact on planet Earth

Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."

By March 12, 2015