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Breaking News: NASA's crashes LADEE spaceship on the Moon, researching for possible lunar atmosphere
   
Posted by: George McGinn

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 13:05:28 -0700 | technology-news

The long-running debate on whether the Moon has a thin atmosphere since the Apollo mission astronauts witnessed a sunrise glow like that found on Earth may be answered soon after a satellite spent more than 100 days orbiting the Moon...
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Breaking News: Early warning systems to predict natural disasters under development in California
   
Posted by: prabirghose

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-01 03:30:06 -0800 | green-news

Natural disasters keep taking a huge toll of men and their livelihoods and properties and hence, an early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods would be an invaluable aid for any country. Such systems are under development in California...
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Breaking News: DARPA awards announced - Google's Schaft robot wins the challenge
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-02-01 03:31:39 -0800 | odd-news

DARPA is the acronym of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US department of defense and it has conducted a challenge for robots in Miami, Florida - Google's Schaft robot won the two-day challenge. There were a total of...
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Breaking News: Possibly habitable planet spotted 500 light-years away
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 16:55:03 -0700 | technology-news

An earth-size planet orbiting in its sun's habitable zone has been spotted for the first time, US space scientists announced Thursday. The planet, known as Kepler-186f because it was spotted by the Kepler Space Telescope, is about 500 light-years away...
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Breaking News: Dazzling amber fossil captures ancient flower in the act of sexual reproduction
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Corvallis :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-03-13 16:52:46 -0700 | odd-news

Whoever said archaeology is only hard work and not sexy? A newly discovered 100-million-year-old amber fossil shows just how ancient flowers got down to the business of mating. A cluster of 18 tiny flowers encased in an amber fossil, including...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 18:34:29 -0700 | technology-news

The Dodgers play host to the Colorado Rockies on Friday, exactly two months after the launch of SportsNet LA...Claire was the general manager the last time the Dodgers won the World Series , in 1988. That was the year a...
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Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 11:18:09 -0700 | technology-news

Maybe just the tiniest sliver of possibility of someday having to bow to robot overlords plays into why Americans are uncomfortable about some futuristic prospects, including using human-like robots to care for the elderly.
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Source: Boston Herald

Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 10:02:32 -0700 | technology-news

A Cambridge man is behind bars after a car crashed into the front window of a Cambridge furniture store early this morning, authorities said. Jeremy Knight was charged with operating to endanger and possession of a firearm after the car...
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Source: BusinessInsider

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 09:18:48 -0700 | technology-news

Last week, Priceline CEO Darren Huston called out Facebook and Twitter as ad media , describing them as useless for him as a travel advertiser. "We haven't found anything there, were his exact words...That criticism stings because Priceline's online ad...
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Source: USA Today

McLean :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 08:09:55 -0700 | technology-news

But in the brave new world of the biometric revolution, biomarkers like scent and derriere shape could open doors literally...Around the world, governments are rolling out massive biometric identification programs. Smartphone makers are acquiring all sorts of Minority Report -ish...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 07:34:17 -0700 | technology-news

Sea creatures carefully crafted in gold, silver and precious gems are the tools she uses to spotlight the plight of our world's oceans. Married to fellow sea-lover and philanthropist David Rockefeller Jr...Her pieces ($190 to $16,600) use natural-colored cultured freshwater...
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Source: USA Today

McLean :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 07:36:12 -0700 | technology-news

April 18, 2014 When it comes to in-home tech, we all want to get smart. After all, smart home accessories and appliances have the potential to save us both time and money. But who wants smart tech that looks like...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 16:14:37 -0700 | technology-news

Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest...Photo courtesy of MarDon Resort.) Here is the latest fishing report for the Potholes Reservoir by Annie Meseberg at MarDon Resort: Quality walleye action has been reported from both blade bait...
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Source: Seattle Times

Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 13:44:07 -0700 | technology-news

Join the informed writers of The Times' editorial board in lively discussions at our blog, Opinion Northwest...Posted by Nikolaj Lasbo Donna Grethen / Op Art The state currently registers all motor vehicles, trailers and vessels...Where I grew up, we had...
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Source: The Sacramento Bee

Albuquerque :: NM :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 11:54:35 -0700 | technology-news

Some New Mexico officials are concerned schools could be left vulnerable in the wake of a new law requiring they stockpile medicine to treat students who experience severe allergic reactions or asthma attacks. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1hXHX7X) that some...
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