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Top 10 new species of 2014 announced

The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".

By May 21, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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Queensland police mapping crime scenes with 3D scanner

The Queensland police will be using the CSIRO's Zebedee scanner to map crime scenes in 3D.

By February 17, 2014

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High-tech views of the massive Yosemite Rim Fire

Since the fire first sparked less than two weeks ago, it has grown into one of the largest in California history. New technology by Esri lets onlookers see the flames' path of destruction in real time.

By August 27, 2013

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Intel boasts 35 tablets to use new Atom Z760 Oak Trail processor

The Atom Z760 ditches its codename and flaunts its specs to the world, with Intel saying the likes of Fujitsu and Lenovo will be using it in their slate products.

By April 12, 2011

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Study: 'Jet-fuel' crop success hinges on sites, seeds

A two-year study in Brazil determines that seed quality and land conditions are key to maximizing the benefits of jatropha-curcas, whose olives yield oil for alternative jet fuel.

By April 1, 2011

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Biofuel center to replace citrus plant in Florida

The plant hopes to prove that converting feedstock, forestry waste, agricultural waste, and household yard and vegetable waste into biofuels is commercially viable.

By February 10, 2011

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Google.org's human aims could be good business

Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.

By January 28, 2011

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Wood-to-ethanol plant gets taker in oil refiner

Mascoma gets up to $50 million from oil refiner Valero Energy to build and use cellulosic ethanol from biorefinery in Michigan.

By January 13, 2011

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New bill renews Internet privacy fight

American businesses that weren't very happy about privacy legislation that Rep. Rick Boucher announced a few months ago may be even less delighted with a 55-page bill introduced by a House subcommittee chairman.

By July 20, 2010