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Bill Nye compares climate change to World War II

Technically Incorrect: In giving the graduation speech at Rutgers University, the "Science Guy" throws down a serious scientific comparison.

By May 18, 2015


Hubble discovers 'zombie star' haunting the universe

Astronomers discover what could be a supernova survivor, a white dwarf star that may have defied a fiery death.

By August 7, 2014


Apple v. Samsung -- Sorry, but it's not over yet

The smartphone giants settled their patent suits outside the US. But that may mean they'll pay even more attention to Apple's home turf.

By August 6, 2014


Rutgers student gets 30 days for spying on gay roommate with Webcam

Judge chastises plaintiff for showing no remorse after roommate apparently kills himself following the spying.

By May 21, 2012


Cold-loving cockroaches invade New York, scientists confirm

A cold-tolerant species of roach is calling New York City home and fueling the nightmares of residents.

By December 9, 2013


Can a foot cream really do battle with HIV?

A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.

By September 24, 2013


A shortage of tech workers? Not so fast

Although the U.S. is minting more grads with computer and information science and engineering degrees, guest workers make up a large and increasing portion of the IT labor market.

By April 29, 2013


See the world by way of an Instagram and Google Street View mashup

Warning: You could waste a lot of time poking around this project, which combines Instagram photos with Google Street View images.

By November 30, 2012


TorrentFreak pegs top pirating universities in U.S.

File-sharing remains a thorn in the side of U.S. colleges, with Rutgers and New York University apparently hosting the most pirates.

By October 15, 2012


Ad for Apple's Siri gets poison oak wrong, report says

According to a report, the ad showed up in a July issue of The Economist, and displayed Siri pointing to poison ivy and not poison oak in the image.

By July 27, 2012