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Thousands of 100-year-old wax cylinder recordings available to stream

The University of California, Santa Barbara has made thousands of wax cylinder recordings recorded at the turn of the 20th century available to stream or download.

By November 9, 2015


Lasers turn asteroids into space rockets

Experiments have demonstrated that it's possible to de-spin and redirect asteroids with high-powered lasers.

By September 10, 2015


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


#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


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


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


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


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


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


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