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NASA spots giant black hole rejecting food

Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory explain why the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy doesn't consume everything in sight.

By Aug. 31, 2013

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Stroke patient gets by with a little help from a bot

The child-size unit, named uBot-5, uses arms and a computer screen through which therapists can interact with the patient.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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The holy grail of adhesives?

A gecko-inspired adhesive from a University of Massachusetts research team can hold up to 700 pounds on a sheet the size of an index card.

By Mar. 23, 2012

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How to keep hackers away from your pacemaker

Researchers from MIT and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst propose a new system to help prevent attacks on wireless implantable medical devices.

By Jun. 14, 2011

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Green gasoline from plant matter

University of Massachusetts researchers have come up with a way to cook plant matter and make gas out of it, but it could be 10 years before it appears at the pump.

By Apr. 10, 2008

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Lemelson-MIT prize goes to man of many talents

Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.

By Mar. 3, 2010

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Fresh legal woes for ConnectU founders

Remember file-sharing site I2hub? Its creator claims that due to a partnership with social network ConnectU, he's entitled to part of ConnectU's Facebook settlement money.

By Jan. 4, 2010

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Security Update 2006-003 Special Report: LiveUpdate (Symantec) not working -- fix on the way

Security Update 2006-003 Special Report: LiveUpdate (Symantec) not working -- fix on the way

By May. 17, 2006

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Security Update 2006-003 (#4): StartupItems removal fix for startup issues confirmed; Removing the update; Other freezes; more

Security Update 2006-003 (#4): StartupItems removal fix for startup issues confirmed; Removing the update; Other freezes; more

By May. 15, 2006