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Capturing atomic images via ultrafast X-ray pulses

The Linac Coherent Light Source at Stanford University produces ultrafast pulses of X-rays powerful enough to make images of single molecules.

By Feb. 23, 2010

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PowerBook Adapter problems: Electric pulses can cause failure; Serial numbers of defective units

PowerBook Adapter problems: Electric pulses can cause failure; Serial numbers of defective units

By Jul. 10, 2003

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Mystery signal sets pulses racing

Head for hills!? Unexplained radio signals from space could be communications from an alien...

By Sep. 2, 2004

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Godzilla is actually a nice guy

A Snickers ad suggests that Godzilla only goes on city-destroying rampages when he's hungry -- but of course.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Nanoribbons let beating hearts power their own pacemakers

Researchers show that materials called piezoelectrics, packaged onto flexible strips attached to animal hearts, can supply power for medical devices where batteries pose problems.

By Jan. 20, 2014

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Dome is where the Marvel superheroes are

The Marvel Experience roadshow will tour North America this year with a multidome complex where you can interact with your favorite superpowered characters.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Your portrait, made from pulsating bacteria

What happens when you use tiny electromagnetic coils to shift the position of light-scattering bacteria? In the hands of a couple of science-minded artists, you get an intriguing "Living Mirror."

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Twitter's 'Nearby' could reveal who's tweeting, well, nearby

The microblog is apparently testing a mobile feature that would map tweets posted by Twitter users, whether you follow those users or not. Privacy advocates take note: it seems to be opt in.

By Dec. 14, 2013

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Amazon Fire TV users going to porn site?

If you think FireTV.com is an Amazon link, please pause. It appears to go to a rather NSFW site. Is Amazon rushing to buy the URL, but didn't get there quite on time?

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Justin Bieber's iPhone: What will the police find?

While investigating an alleged egging of a neighbor's house, police seize Justin Bieber's iPhone in search of, well, messages egging on the egging. The star, though, is said to be in fear of what else the police might find.

By Jan. 16, 2014