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The "Goldilocks" Level of Teen Screen Use

10 hours 26 min ago
It pays to get the time spent on a device just right

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Who Will Build the World's First Commercial Space Station?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:15
A start-up aims to add new construction to the International Space Station to prep for a private sector orbital outpost

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Fitness Bands Fail on Calorie Counts

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:01
Activity trackers accurately reckon heart rate—but they're way off in estimates of energy expenditure. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

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Virtual Reality May Reveal New Clues About Autism Social Difficulties

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 04:30
Researchers are now tracking eye gaze movements during interactions 

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When Hatred Goes Viral: Inside Social Media's Efforts to Combat Terrorism

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:45
Online video serves the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations as a powerful tool for recruiting new members and inciting violence. A potential fix remains curiously in limbo

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What Apple Should Fix in iOS 11

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:30
Here's what Apple should fix before the next operating system update

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What Are Software Vulnerabilities, and Why Are There So Many of Them?

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 07:30
It can be useful to think of hackers as burglars and malicious software as their burglary tools

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Are Advanced Biofuels for Airplanes Ready for Takeoff?

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:45
Industry is working on new aircraft fuels that reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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Menstrual Cycle "on a Chip" Offers a New Window into Female Physiology

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:30
Researchers have completed the first laboratory model of the human female reproductive cycle 

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Grandma's Little Robot

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:45
Machines that can read and react to social cues may be more acceptable companions and caretakers

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NASA Calls for Europa Mission Instrument Ideas

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 08:00
Researchers should begin planning instruments to go on a potential life-hunting lander mission to Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa, the space agency said

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Mysterious Flashes on Satellite Images of Earth Explained

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 07:00
Bright spots of light over land could help in the search for Earth-like exoplanets 

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What an Apple-Picking Robot Means for the Future of Farm Workers

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:00
A California company has built an automated system that vacuums the fruit straight off trees

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Will Tesla's Tiles Finally Give Solar Shingles Their Day in the Sun?

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:00
Elon Musk bets homeowners will pay a premium for resilient panels that look like an ordinary roof

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Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced At Last

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 05:30
Two research teams cook up recipe to make long-sought cells in mice and people

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Could Magnetic Brain Stimulation Help People with Alzheimer's?

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:45
A technology that uses magnetism to regulate neural activity shows a small benefit in patients with mild forms of the disease 

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Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:30
Investigators tested internet security at four Trump properties. It’s not good

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Pushy AI Bots Nudge Humans to Change Behavior

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:00
Researchers use artificially intelligent bot programs to stimulate collaboration and make people more effective

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Why Banning Laptops from Airplane Cabins Doesn't Make Sense

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:30
It’s tempting to think that any level of cost and inconvenience is sensible if it cuts the risk of an attack even a little. But risks, inherent in flying and even driving, can never be avoided...

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How Satellite Images Can Confirm Human Rights Abuses

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:00
The U.S. government claims a Syrian crematory is hiding mass prisoner killings

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