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Imagine Google's VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does

A new smartphone-based headset reportedly will feature improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing.

By February 7, 2016

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Google search is about to get a lot smarter

The company's go-to guy for artificial intelligence is taking over its biggest business as its current search boss retires.

By February 3, 2016

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Why Toyota's Scion brand may sell more cars after it's dead and buried

Scion, Toyota's so-called "youth brand" is being shuttered, but many of its models will live to sell another day, albeit with Toyota badging. Here's why that's probably great for sales.

By February 5, 2016

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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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Ravens are smart enough to feel paranoid

The birds show cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: the ability to imagine being spied on.

By February 7, 2016

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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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How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma.

By February 7, 2016

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Swiss researchers work to prevent EV grid overload before it happens

Their solution takes its idea from something quite familiar -- underground gasoline storage tanks.

By January 29, 2016

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Space junk could cause war, say researchers

Technically Incorrect: As increasing amounts of floating detritus meander around space, what happens if they strike a military satellite by accident?

By January 24, 2016

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Yahoo Mail flaw gets fixed, and a researcher nets $10K

If the bug hadn't been squashed, users of Yahoo's email service might have been victimized merely by reading a compromised message.

By January 20, 2016