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So, my Gmail inbox started getting these weird emails...

When a pattern of bizarre messages began piling up in my inbox, I turned to the source for answers: Google.

By February 4, 2016

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Meet Frinkiac: The cromulent picture search engine for Simpsons quotes

Prinskipper Skipple! Prindipple Skimpster! We've found something! A search engine that matches your favourite quote from "The Simpsons" to more than 3 million episode screenshots. Set your faces to stunned...

By February 3, 2016

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Astronaut Scott Kelly talks about acid pee, sleep and fears in space

Ask this astronaut anything: Kelly reveals what life is like aboard the International Space Station in an interview on Reddit.

By January 29, 2016

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Stanford to Colbert: Yes, you can climb like Spider-Man

When Stephen Colbert says science has ruined Spider-Man, a Stanford engineer makes a video showing off his gecko-inspired gloves that proves the late-night TV host wrong.

By January 28, 2016

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'Smart tags' can sense when food or medicine go bad

Researchers have devised tiny color-coded tags that can be placed on food and beverage containers to determine whether the products inside are spoiled or fresh.

By March 18, 2014

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Apes who drink: Study finds chimps use leaves to chug, chug, chug

Some West African chimps enjoy taking a sip of grandma's cough medicine by sucking alcoholic sap from leaves and even drinking enough to get visibly intoxicated.

By June 10, 2015

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Microsoft reveals latest uses of HoloLens at Build 2015

Microsoft demonstrates how HoloLens could one day be used in industries like architecture, medicine and education.

April 29, 2015

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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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Adult Swim's allergy relief commercial turns surreal

"Unedited Footage of a Bear" parody video shows the perils of allergy medicine side effects as a horror film. Next time, read the small print.

By December 28, 2014