It lets aerospace engineers develop high-quality parts much faster than they could with traditional fabrication methods
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After years of legal wrangling over the proper labeling of milk from cows treated with its artificial hormone, Monsanto wants to sell its milk business—specifically, POSILAC, the bovine growth hormone given to cows to boost their production of milk...
A new miniature camera looks an awful lot like an electronic eyeball. Maybe it's that bowl-shaped "retina" made of silicon.
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Imagine taking the social experience of a site like Facebook or MySpace and integrating it into a Web browser so that collaboration and communication with friends and colleagues is completely seamless...
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The season’s third potential hurricane looks like it won’t build up enough steam to reach hurricane status, meteorologists said earlier today.
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