Explainer: Israel's Iron Dome Anti-Missile System
An Israeli Iron Dome missile is fired
July 30th, 2014
The breakdown of an initial ceasefire between Israeli forces and Hamas last weekend played out to a familiar soundtrack: air-raid sirens and the menacing hiss of incoming rocket fire, followed in many cases by Iron Dome missiles intercepting their targets
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Ohio Fire Disaster Spotlights Need for Fracking Info (Op-Ed)
Ohio fracking fire response
July 30th, 2014
With fracking chemicals kept secret, first responders are left in the dark.
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Drones Could Grow to $11 Billion Industry by 2024
MQ-1 Predator Drone
July 29th, 2014
A new report detailing the growth of the drone industry finds that over the next 10 years, the amount of money spent annually on drones and their accompanying technologies will likely double worldwide.
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Google Searches Could Predict the Next Financial Crisis
July 29th, 2014
Can Google predict the future of financial markets? New research suggests that Google Trends, which tracks search terms over time, can be used to forecast changes in stock prices.
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Giant Galaxy-Spying Telescope Set to Break Ground in Hawaii
TMT top view
July 29th, 2014
A giant, 100-foot-diameter (30 meters) telescope has been green-lighted for construction on the island of Hawaii.
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What's So Special About Google's Health Study?
human body systems
July 28th, 2014
What if, in addition to your medical history, your doctor knew about your Internet search history, kept track of your emails and took photos of your house?
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