Can Science Eliminate Extreme Poverty? (Op-Ed)
Scientists brainstorming
April 16th, 2014
There is always hope that scientific innovations will help solve global problems. So can scientists help solve the globe’s ultimate problem: eliminate extreme poverty?
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Stadium Acoustics Pump Up the Volume
soccer, venues, acoustics
April 14th, 2014
At sports venues designed to maximize crowd atmosphere, beware of hearing loss.
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Recruiters Reveal Most Wanted Tech Skills
social apps, recruiters, jobs
April 12th, 2014
Recruiters, especially those in the tech sector, are increasingly turning to social media as a way to find qualified candidates. Here are the skills and jobs that hiring managers are searching for.
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Nike+ FuelBand SE: Fitness Tracker Review
April 15th, 2014
The FuelBand SE is an activity tracker from the sports company Nike that allows you to track your activity and compare it with others in the Nike+ community.
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Beyond the Higgs: 4 Weird Facts About Other Bosons
Higgs Boson Particle Simulation
April 14th, 2014
In 2012, scientists at the world's largest atom smasher came across evidence of what they believe is the Higgs boson, a long-sought particle that gives other matter the property of mass. Here are four bizarre facts about other bosons.
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'LIGO, A Passion for Understanding': Documentary Film Complete Coverage
'LIGO, A Passion for Understanding' Film
April 12th, 2014
On Tuesday (April 15), Space.com will premiere a new documentary "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding" by filmmaker Kai Staats, which follows scientists using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) to hunt for gravitational waves.
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Futuristic Screen Projects 3D Images onto Fog
mistable fog screen
April 11th, 2014
A 3D display made from a curtain of fog could be the computer screen of the future, changing the way people interact and collaborate with each other.
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Google-Owned Company Rejects Military Funds for Robotics Contest
Team SCHAFT Robot
April 15th, 2014
A Google-owned company has chosen to forgo military funding for the next round of a robotics competition hosted by DARPA, the branch of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for developing new technologies for the military.
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The Black Box: An Australian Invention That Nearly Didn't Happen
An early version of the black box
April 12th, 2014
It’s only when the black box recorders are recovered that investigators will be able to find out what happened to the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 and the 239 passengers and crew.
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Don't Panic About Heartbleed but Have a Spring Clean Anyway (Op-Ed)
Password changes
April 12th, 2014
Few of us do it but we should all be in the habit of changing our passwords regularly.
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