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What's the lesson behind the recent Internet hoax that had a blog reporting ( Onion -style) that a nonexistent Harvard economist was blaming Twitter for the poor economy?
Charles Simonyi made history today as the first space tourist—that is, not a professional astronaut, cosmonaut, or taikonaut—to visit the final frontier twice.
We knew they could bite, scratch or make us sneeze, but Fido and Fluffy may be hazardous to our health for another reason: they can cause us to fall.
As home biodiesel brewers know, it's a time-consuming and chemically intensive process to transform French fry grease into a fuel. And then there's the problem of burning something in your truck that could have fed people; canola oil can be used for food or fuel, for example...
Cognitive scientists explain how supernatural concepts migrate between minds
Food makers and distributors don't know who's receiving, supplying their products, government report says
Do you know where your food comes from—or where it's going? If you’re a food distributor or manufacturer, the answer is probably not.
That’s the conclusion of a report presented today by the U.S...
A Princeton University undergraduate working on her senior thesis found a bug in one of the detectors at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the gargantuan particle accelerator set to come back online before the end of the year...
SALT LAKE CITY—Sixty-one years ago, Northwest Airlines Flight 4422 smashed into Alaska’s Mount Sanford, killing all 24 passengers -- merchant marines returning to the U.S.
Just as a machine won't run without a source of power, a device built at the nano-scale is of little use if it doesn't have the energy to work as a sensor or drug delivery particle. Since there isn't a battery in existence yet that's small enough to couple with a nanodevice, researchers have sought to power such microscopic creations with energy drawn from their surroundings...
Tesla Motors, the maker of the eye-catching, all-electric Roadster sports car, is set to pull away the tarp tomorrow on a street-ready prototype of its highly anticipated Model S sedan.
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