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Molecular robots latch onto cells, ID them for drugs

Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.

By July 29, 2013

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A giant atlas of every living thing in the Southern Ocean

A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.

By August 28, 2014

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Google X project has lofty goal: Prevent disease

Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.

By July 25, 2014

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Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.

By July 25, 2014

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Even Tatooine feels the heat from climate change

The inaugural report from the Tatooine Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presents unique climate challenges ahead for Sarlaacs, Hutts, and moisture farmers.

By July 24, 2014

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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

By July 11, 2014

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Scientist ejected from classical concert for 'attempting to crowdsurf'

David Glowacki, an expert in non-equilibrium molecular reaction dynamics and visiting professor at Stanford, is removed by fellow audience members. He is said to have been experimenting with the rules of behavior.

By June 22, 2014

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Top500 supercomputer race hits a slow patch

The pace of performance increases has slowed among the world's fastest supercomputers, while China now has nearly as many as the UK, France, and Germany combined.

By June 23, 2014

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Supreme Court raises bar on software patent claims

New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.

By June 19, 2014