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Living woolly mammoths could roam the tundra again soon

Scientists have sequenced a nearly complete woolly mammoth genome, which should bolster efforts to resurrect the Stone Age zoological rock star.

By April 24, 2015

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Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.

By February 5, 2015

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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The great OLED revolution has arrived -- at a price

Plasma TVs may be extinct, but OLED screens now fill that niche. Only one company makes them, so you'll need deep pockets to afford the best picture on the market.

By April 6, 2015

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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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UV light returns colour to million-year-old seashells

Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.

By April 7, 2015

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40 years of gadgets come out to play

An exhibit in New York reunites stars from technology's past -- from the "laptop" that's heavier than an automobile tire to computers you don't even need to touch -- and puts them at your fingertips.

By March 29, 2015

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Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon use iPad to beatbox rather well

Technically Incorrect: All you need to create beautiful music is a star, a talk show host and a little tablet. Can you swallow that?

By February 6, 2015

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Mom reports son to police as alleged PlayStation thief

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman is on her local police department's Facebook page when she sees a picture of a wanted man. It is her son.

By February 6, 2015

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Man too busy texting to notice a whale?

Technically Incorrect: It isn't every day you see a humpback whale. You won't see one at all if you've always got your nose in your phone.

By February 6, 2015