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Dumpster-living professor out to make a point

Professor Dumpster is a combo of Bill Nye the Science Guy and Oscar the Grouch, and he wants to show us that living minimally can help save our cities. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in.

By Jul. 1, 2014

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Lawsuit claims professor cut out of Square's original patent

The suit, filed by St. Louis professor Robert Morley, says he came up with the mobile payment company's basic concept and technology. The legal dispute has been going on for several years.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Fake science professor teaches class, aces it

A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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Professor: Zombies an expression of our unhappiness

A professor at Clemson University delves into the societal underpinnings of the popularity of zombies in our culture.

By Mar. 11, 2013

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Privacy professor to try to break Do Not Track logjam

Peter Swire is the W3C's new co-chair for a contentious effort to create a standard that will let people tell Web sites not to track their online behavior.

By Nov. 27, 2012

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Google-style glasses led to attack in McDonald's, professor says

A Toronto professor, who some describe as a pioneer in wearable computing, is allegedly assaulted in a Paris McDonald's by someone who objected to his Google-style glasses.

By Jul. 17, 2012

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Professor to 'hack' into Stephen Hawking's brain

Scientists at Stanford University have created the iBrain, something that will help them translate brain waves onto a computer. As Stephen Hawking's body fades, they are hoping to "hack" his brain directly.

By Jun. 24, 2012

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Professors: TSA scanners simple to dupe

Two professors at the University of California, San Francisco say the TSA's body scanners do not detect large, irregularly shaped objects because they could be confused with normal anatomy.

By Dec. 14, 2010

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Professor to have camera implanted in head

A photography professor at NYU accepts a commission from a museum in Qatar to have a camera stuck into the back of his head to stream images. Why not the front of his head?

By Nov. 17, 2010

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Jeff and Scott hop on the Molentary Express: Hands-on Professor Layton 2 for the Nintendo DS

CNET gets deep into the second game in Nintendo's puzzling top-hatted adventure series.

By Aug. 24, 2009