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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Human Clock TV tells time with video clips

View the passage of time in a new light with Human Clock TV, a rotating set of videos showing the time in minute-long vignettes that can be funny and fascinating.

By July 18, 2014

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NASA: Humans could find alien life within 20 years

NASA scientists and top space experts outline plans to advance the search for life on other worlds.

By July 15, 2014

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'Remote-controlled humans' let you be two places at once

The Zabosu app, now seeking Kickstarter funds, turns people into your personal zombies! Well, sort of.

By June 19, 2014

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SpaceX's Elon Musk hopes to put humans on Mars in 10 years

The founder of the private space transport company gives a short timeline for the possibility of firing up a self-sustaining city on the Red Planet.

By June 17, 2014

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Bill Gates-funded super bananas ready for human testing

Genetically modified bananas loaded with vitamin A are scheduled to go into human trials in the US with the aim of improving nutrition in Africa.

By June 16, 2014

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Sculpting flowers smaller than a human hair

Through careful modification of simple chemicals in a beaker, Wim Noorduin is able to grow beautiful crystalline structures at the nano scale.

By June 11, 2014

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Chimps outsmart humans at simple strategy game

When it comes to simple strategy games, chimpanzees consistently outperform humans at tasks that involve short-term memory and predicting opponents' moves.

By June 10, 2014

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Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?

By June 8, 2014

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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By June 6, 2014