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Skin that can see is octopus camouflage superpower

A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.

By May 21, 2015

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#NotOneMore hashtag against gun violence goes viral

In the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting that left seven people dead, a campaign to halt gun use in the US gains momentum on social media.

By June 3, 2014

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Oarfish necropsy: Washed-up sea serpents reveal secrets

Researchers dissect an 18-foot-long oarfish and discover some more unusual creatures on the inside.

By October 29, 2013

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Lasers could help biotag cancer cells

A breakthrough laser technology can discriminate between cancerous prostate cells and healthy bodily fluids, and ultimately help predict when cancer will metastasize.

By September 21, 2011

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Ubuntu now has 'cloud computing inside'

Ubuntu 9.10 will be code-named Karmic Koala. For data centers, what is most interesting is the degree to which this Koala is reaching for the clouds.

By February 20, 2009

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A better way to understand cloud computing

Two cloud ontology efforts have come to light that create a tremendous foundation for much-needed common understanding and taxonomy.

By January 28, 2009

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Build your own Cloud with the Eucalyptus open source project

Eucalyptus is a relatively new open source project that aims to let you build your own Cloud

By August 20, 2008

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Elastra on Eucalyptus open source Cloud software--apparently I misunderstood

Ranting about the Cloud is alot more fun than doing real work.

By August 19, 2008

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Expert: LEDs could start replacing lightbulbs soon

Scientist says tech, pricing improvements to make light-emitting diodes more economical, ecological than conventional bulbs. Photos: Lumileds' LED tech

By November 3, 2006

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Sensor instantly detects cocaine in blood

Device could conceivably be used to test exposure to biotoxins and other substances, researchers say.

By March 1, 2006