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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By November 11, 2013

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Smelling farts could be the best thing you do today

Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.

By July 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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3D-milled ice cubes get brief, beautiful life

A Japanese creative agency applies "cutting-edge" technology to chunks of ice to create multidimensional mini sculptures best enjoyed over -- or in -- a cocktail.

By April 16, 2014

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Road-testing Samsung's S Translate on the Galaxy S4

CNET's Shara Tibken navigates her way around Japan using Samsung's translation app. The results are ... interesting.

By December 9, 2013

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Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo visionary, dies at 85

Yamauchi oversaw the launch of Nintendo's first-ever games console, the Color TV Game 6, and was in charge for all of the company's most famous gaming triumphs.

By September 19, 2013

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Nintendo gaming visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85

The Japanese company's former president is credited with turning Nintendo into the gaming giant is it today.

By September 19, 2013

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Dolly the Sheep cloner considers re-creating woolly mammoth

Sir Ian Wilmut, who created the famous cloned sheep, examines in a new article how he might take bone marrow from a woolly mammoth and re-create the species.

By July 31, 2013

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Internet pioneers to collect first Queen Elizabeth Prizes

The queen of England will award the trophies Wednesday for a new million-pound prize to encourage engineering to Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Marc Andreessen, and Louis Pouzin.

By June 24, 2013

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Computer visionary says he knows who invented Bitcoin

The identity of the creator of the virtual currency has eluded even its core developers. But computer visionary Ted Nelson thinks he has the answer.

By May 19, 2013