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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By July 1, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015

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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015

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Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015

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Birth month may correlate to some diseases (bad news, October)

Columbia University scientists find correlations between certain birth months and the risk of contracting 55 diseases. Because birthdays aren't depressing enough on their own.

By June 8, 2015

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For these girls, tech is a rewarding challenge

An international tech competition targets Silicon Valley's diversity problem, aiming to inspire girls around the world into taking up -- and sticking with -- technology.

By June 26, 2015

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Appliance Science: How to make espresso without an espresso machine

How do you make espresso coffee without using pumps, presses and other complicated devices? Appliance Science looks at the AeroPress, a simple coffeemaker that uses physics to make better coffee.

By June 26, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Men think they're smarter than they are, so they study science, says researcher

Technically Incorrect: A Washington State University study suggests men overestimate their brains, while women are quite accurate. This may lead more men to study math and science than women.

By June 24, 2015