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moles

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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National Zoo's panda cam falls victim to government shutdown

Panda watchers around the world are faced this morning with the bleak reality of the US government shutdown also shutting down the popular panda cam.

By October 1, 2013

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ISPs still struggling to fill you in on broadband speeds

Some broadband companies are still better than others at giving you a realistic estimate of what speeds you'll get before you sign up.

By July 23, 2013

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Man finds rock by river (it's a piece of space station Mir)

A Massachusetts man discovers a strange-looking green rock on the banks of the Merrimack River. He later discovers there's a reason it looks a bit unusual.

By June 15, 2013

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MelApp checks for skin cancer, tracks moles

When good moles go bad, the iOS app can help determine your risk for melanoma. The app uses photos of your moles, and a risk assessment process, to give you a heads-up about your cancer chances.

By July 13, 2011

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Skin of Mine helps monitor moles, skin conditions

The Web site and app allow users to upload photos of moles and other skin conditions to measure and monitor any changes and to consult with a dermatologist within 24 hours.

By May 24, 2011

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.

By January 18, 2013

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Hacking Whac-A-Mole

Facebook asks for user opinion on privacy policy, Skype lets you make international calls for the price of local ones, and a man is arrested for allegedly planting viruses in arcade games.

By February 28, 2011

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Hacking Whac-A-Mole

Facebook asks for user opinion on privacy policy, Skype lets you make international calls for the price of local ones, and a man is arrested for allegedly planting viruses in arcade games.

By February 28, 2011

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Spray lights you up when you've got poison ivy

Scratch that itch. Chemists develop a spray-on substance that can identify the presence of urushiol, the oily sap on poison ivy that surely comes from the devil himself.

By October 15, 2012