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CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.

By February 22, 2015

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The juicy payoff of peeling tomatoes with infrared energy

Using IR blasts and a vacuum chamber, a new process developed by USDA researchers could save water and lead to better canned tomatoes.

By January 30, 2015

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Cumberbatch talks Doctor Strange and seeing Turing in Apple logos

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch reveals his feelings about playing comic book superhero Doctor Strange and why he notices genius Alan Turing's influence in unexpected places.

By January 6, 2015

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Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 2014

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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The Web at 25: Out of the ashes and onto the Friendster

In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.

By March 12, 2014

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Sherlock returns! Mini-episode grants fans early Xmas wish

Dr. John Watson, DI Lestrade, a very haggard Anderson, and Sherlock Holmes himself star in "Many Happy Returns," a mini-episode leading up to the premiere of season 3 of "Sherlock."

By December 24, 2013

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Are super-compact EVs the ride of the future?

Japanese automakers continue to experiment with super-small one- or two-seat electric vehicles. But does anyone want to ride these carts?

By November 22, 2013

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Priceline gets Shatner an angry daughter for Super Bowl

Now that you don't have to bid for airfares and hotel rooms anymore, what can you do with William Shatner? You give him progeny. A clever, attractive progeny.

By February 3, 2013

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Documentary throws the book at Google scanning project

"Google and the World Brain" asks whether a universal library belongs in the hands of a corporation, no matter how well-intentioned.

By January 25, 2013