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MIT, UCLA develop programming language for kids

Designed for kids 8 and older, Scratch allows them to create games and animations that can be shared online.

By May. 15, 2007

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'Lab on a phone' detects mercury in water

Researchers at UCLA are using a 3D printer to produce an inexpensive, lightweight smartphone attachment that could ultimately take the place of large, expensive lab equipment.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Watch a brain surgery over Twitter, Instagram, and Vine

UCLA Health welcomed the world to watch a brain surgery through live Vine videos and Instagram photos posted on Twitter.

By May. 23, 2013

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Duracell's brilliantly moving ad with deaf NFL running back

The Seattle Seahawks' Derrick Coleman is deaf. In a stunning ad for Duracell, he describes his fight.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Data breach at University of Maryland exposes 300K records

School president apologies for a "sophisticated" security breach that exposed the sensitive personal information faculty, staff, and students at the school since 1998.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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World's fastest camera detects elusive cancer cells

UCLA researchers say their optical microscope can detect rare cells with sensitivity of one part per million -- in real time.

By Jul. 8, 2012

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Up close with one of the solar system's biggest asteroids

NASA debuts stunning high-resolution pictures of the gargantuan 330-mile-diameter Vesta asteroid.

By Sep. 13, 2013

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Graphics gurus master wispy hair, snowballs, torn paper

Expect the wide range of new computer graphics techniques that debut at the Siggraph conference in July to arrive later in animated movies. Also: Motion-sensing tech that fights back?

By May. 28, 2013