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Doctors kill golden staph using a 1,000-year-old remedy

A recipe found in a ninth-century Anglo Saxon book of medical remedies has proven effective in killing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

By March 30, 2015

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Toyota fleshes out its vision of our 'hydrogen society' at CES (pictures)

It's more than just a car, it's a way of life.

16 Images By January 5, 2015

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Google's Project Ara phones will be strange, but also a lot of fun (Smartphones Unlocked)

With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.

By March 23, 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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Opossums could save you from that deadly snake bite

That's right, opossums. Tests show that their superpower to resist snake venom could be harnessed to save thousands of lives.

By March 22, 2015

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Twitter finds a way to quash offensive tweets

A feature dubbed "quality filtering," available to certain users of Twitter's iOS app, tries to sift out tweets deemed offensive or abusive.

By March 24, 2015

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Zombie versus drone: There can be only one

What happens when a drone is pressed into service to battle an attacking zombie? A short video answers that compelling question.

By March 24, 2015

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Chemistry lesson: Here's how your microbrew was born

Raise a glass. With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, the American Chemical Society pours a "Reactions" video showing what it takes to brew craft beer.

By March 16, 2015

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Linute: Welcome to the next 24 hours of your social life

Didn't make plans for the night? Fear not. An app making a play on Kickstarter offers up a list of options so even the worst procrastinators can find social joy.

By March 26, 2015

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Get a massive sci-fi e-book bundle for $15

Or pay what you want for a smaller collection. Either way, charities win -- and so do you. Plus: three bonus deals!

By March 19, 2015