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Slo-mo video of match being lit looks like nuclear explosion

A special photographic technique turns a match strike into a dazzling 37 seconds of "who knew?"

By October 16, 2014

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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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Microsoft, ZTE prevail in patent case with InterDigital

InterDigital receives a blow from the US International Trade Commission with a ruling that says Nokia and ZTE did not infringe on patents.

By August 14, 2014

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Breathalyzer says man is sober, still arrested for DWI

It seems that police in Texas sometimes refuse to accept technology's verdict and still arrest those who pass breath and blood tests.

By February 26, 2014

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$1000 genome sequencing ushers in a new era of scientific research

Genetics company Illumina has unveiled the HiSeq X, a new supercomputer that the company claims will cut the cost of genome sequencing to just US$1000.

By January 16, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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Hubble finds unseen galaxies with new super-deep photos of the universe

NASA's Hubble telescope has taken its deepest ever picture of a cluster of galaxies, revealing some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected.

By January 7, 2014

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Tiny, maggot-like bot could kill hard-to-reach brain tumors

A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.

By September 6, 2013

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Samsung unlocks treasures of cinema with new BFI app

A new BFI app for Samsung smart TVs opens a world of film legends and amazing unseen footage from the dawn of the 20th century.

By August 15, 2013

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JC Penney's begging ad criticizes former Apple exec

In a curious expression of mea culpa, the retailer releases an ad begging its customers to return, implying very strongly that previous CEO, Ron Johnson, messed up.

By May 1, 2013