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vegetation

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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By June 21, 2013

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Medium wants people to eat their 'information vegetables'

Obvious CEO and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams says his new project is about creating content that focuses on quality over speed.

By November 5, 2012

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Want your kids to do better in school? Send them outside

At a time when we spend more of our time indoors, a new study suggests that kids regularly exposed to nature do better on standardized tests.

By October 16, 2014

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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By September 9, 2014

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CodeSpells: Write code, invent magic spells

A game currently seeking funding on Kickstarter aims to make coding fun and exciting by using it to cast environment-changing spells in an open sandbox world.

By September 2, 2014

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Google Maps hack turns any Street View into an urban jungle

A clever Google Maps hack overlays Street View with vines, trees, grass, and other vegetation for an altered view of reality.

By March 19, 2014

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Google adds terrain, vegetation imagery to Maps

The company makes the latest of several improvements to Maps this month.

By October 26, 2012

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By March 19, 2014

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More than a chipmaker? Intel's blown opportunities

The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.

By December 5, 2013

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Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By October 15, 2013