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Scientists find oddly behaving 'inner-inner core' at Earth's center

Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.

By February 10, 2015

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Amazon courts Purdue students with on-campus delivery center

The e-commerce giant opens a staffed brick-and-mortar center that lets students pick up textbooks and other school supplies and drop off rented texts.

By February 3, 2015

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Apple to convert failed Arizona sapphire plant into a data center

The company will spend $2 billion to turn the old sapphire factory into a "command center" for its global networks.

By February 2, 2015

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Rhapsody in Mew: The music scientifically composed for kitties

Scientists have developed a trio of tunes specifically designed to appeal to feline ears, to inspire interest or calmness.

By March 2, 2015

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Selfie photobomb causes international incident at Miss Universe

Technically Incorrect: The contestants are gathered in Miami for Miss Universe. Israel and Lebanon are still at war. This is not the time for modern diplomacy. Can a selfie cause an international incident? Yes, it can.

By January 19, 2015

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Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.

By March 3, 2015

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Uber's Japan car service hits roadblock as city cracks down

City officials in Fukuoka are debating with Uber over whether the service is a car-sharing operation or a research project.

By March 4, 2015

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Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By December 28, 2014

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The surprising science of blue jeans

A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.

By February 25, 2015

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A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By February 26, 2015