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Learn the secret language of Twitch's rogue emojis

Twitch, Amazon's site to broadcast and watch footage of people playing video games, has chat rooms packed with the craziest emoji -- called emotes -- you've ever seen. These glyphs mean more than meets the eye.

By May 31, 2015

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Doctors could grow tiny versions of human brains

Scientists from Stanford University figure out a way to make "human cortical spheroids," little balls of brain cells that could offer insights into the complexities of our actual gray matter.

By June 2, 2015

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Google Glass enters operating room at Stanford

Surgeons in training at Stanford University add Google's Internet-connected headset to their list of at-hand surgical tools.

By July 30, 2014

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Porn and video games engender masculinity crisis in boys, says psychologist

Technically Incorrect: A Stanford psychologist says that boys' brains are being "digitally rewired" and that online activity is causing the young to have erectile dysfunction.

By May 10, 2015

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Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015

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Tiny gecko-inspired robot pulls 100 times its weight

Technically Incorrect: Engineers at Stanford build little robots with big pulling power, using a design inspired by a real animal.

By April 26, 2015

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From Ada to Brill: Why have we always dissed women in tech?

Silicon Valley faces tough questions about how it treats women. But the problem isn't just for modern-day women -- it goes back at least 200 years.

By May 9, 2015

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Girls just want to code. The trick is making sure they don't stop

The best way to recruit more women into tech? Convince them when they're young that tech is cool.

By May 8, 2015

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No easy wins for women in discrimination lawsuits

Women may win lawsuits alleging bad behavior in the court of public opinion, but not necessarily where it matters.

By May 6, 2015

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What's going on with Konami? (Tomorrow Daily 168)

This weekend, Konami delisted itself from the New York Stock Exchange, and its highly anticipated horror game "Silent Hills" was officially canceled. Those events, plus rumors of legendary game creator Hideo Kojima parting ways with the company have us wondering what's going on over there.

By April 27, 2015