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nuclear

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Is Pluto home to nuclear-powered ice volcanoes?

New Images from NASA's New Horizons mission show what could be tall craters erupting not with lava, but with ice warmed by radioactivity.

By November 9, 2015

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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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Microsoft taps into AI with SwiftKey app acquisition

Hundreds of millions of people already use the predictive-keyboard app, but Microsoft's real interest lies in its artificial intelligence.

By February 3, 2016

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Google AI wants to dominate board games

A computer defeats a master of the ancient board game Go. Is Monopoly far behind?

By January 27, 2016

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Turtles' age determined by atomic-bomb fallout in their shells

Extensive US nuclear testing in the middle of the last century yields a new tool for scientists to use today in dating endangered sea turtles.

By January 10, 2016

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South Korea nuclear plant hit by hacker

The hacking comes in the wake of increased tension and trouble from North Korea, though the source has not been confirmed.

By December 22, 2014

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Survive any apocalypse in this $17.5 million underground bunker

This luxurious Georgia bunker is 45 feet underground, houses about 20 people and can withstand a nuclear blast up to 20,000 tons. But that safety will cost you.

By November 18, 2015

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Discussing a nuclear fusion reactor concept on Tomorrow Daily

Lockheed Martin claims they've made a breakthrough in fusion technology, and may be able to build a fusion reactor the size of a shipping container someday. It's decades away from becoming a reality (if it even happens at all), but we're still intrigued by the concept.

By October 20, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

On today's show, we're discussing a new, 17-mile-high way to scatter your loved one's ashes, how Robert Downey Jr. ended up with a huge "Avengers" prop, and Lockheed Martin's progress on compact nuclear fusion.

By October 20, 2014

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Slo-mo video of match being lit looks like nuclear explosion

A special photographic technique turns a match strike into a dazzling 37 seconds of "who knew?"

By October 16, 2014