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Bills banning Google Glass while driving are toothless, professor says

Legislation aimed at barring the use of Glass have stalled in many states. One professor suggests changing the wording of the bills.

By August 13, 2014

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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 July 1, 2014

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'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light

A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye. And you can try it for yourself.

By September 28, 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 January 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 September 6, 2013

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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.

By September 23, 2014

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Scientists make quantum leap, teleport data from light to matter

In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'

By September 23, 2014

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Study Captain America, Iron Man for college credit

Forget "Richard III" and "The Grapes of Wrath." College kids will get the chance to study "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Thor," "Iron Man" and more in a new university course.

By September 24, 2014

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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By September 23, 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By September 26, 2014