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What if we called Web science 'psychohistory'? Internet pioneer recounts early notion

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee had the sci-fi inspired name in mind, according to fellow innovator Wendy Hall, who spoke to CNET about the evolution of the World Wide Web.

By December 10, 2014

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The inner workings of your refrigerator, revealed: Welcome to Appliance Science!

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014

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Chemistry in Ultra HD shows science like you've never seen it

Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.

By October 6, 2014

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Body Image: A fantastic voyage of art and technology

The worlds of art and technology are colliding in a new exhibition that uses MRI scans and CT imaging to create art out of the human body.

By October 12, 2014

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NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new 'Super Earth'

Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.

By December 19, 2014

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For the US connected classroom, a leap forward

Commentary: Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning.

By December 19, 2014

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Bluetooth for the Blue Period: Art and tech unite in MONA's gallery app

Australia's Museum of Old and New Art is renowned for its unique design, eccentric founder and provocative art. But at the centre of it all, MONA's greatest achievement has been in the technological realm.

By December 21, 2014

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Google's Megan Smith named new US technology chief

Smith, a former vice president at Google X, is heading to Washington to help the Obama administration navigate the terrain at the intersection of tech and government.

By September 4, 2014

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Xiaomi sells 26 million smartphones in first half of 2014

Xiaomi bucks a reportedly slowing Chinese market with 26.1 million smartphones sold in the first half of 2014, a 271 percent increase compared with the year before.

By July 2, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014