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A Robot That Tugs on Pig Organs Could Save Human Babies

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:00
Researchers detail how an implantable robot could tug on organs to lengthen them, a potential treatment for two traumatic childhood disorders.
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Where Did 'Doggo' Come From? Wouldn't You Like to Know, Fren

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:53
How a possibly-Australian bit of slang came to dominate your social media feeds—and maybe soon, your dictionary.
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Can an Arrow Fired Straight Up Fall Fast Enough to Kill You?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:00
If you shoot an arrow straight up into the air, could it fall down fast enough to kill you? Physics can tell.
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When Wi-Fi Won't Work, Let Sound Carry Your Data

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:00
Birds encode data in their chirps. Now businesses are encoding data in sound waves, as a way to authenticate users, pair devices, and complete other tasks.
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CES 2018 Liveblog Day 3: Watch Us Touch All of the Gadgets in Vegas

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:45
We're halfway through the giant consumer product showcase. Follow along live from CES 2018.
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Softwear: How Outlier, the Underground Fashion Label for Nerds, Got Cool

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:00
Outlier started out making streetwear durable enough to bike in. But its attention to detail and sci-fi styles turned the brand into a fashion obsession for the tech set.
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Refrigerators, Robots, and the Rest of the Best Gadgets at CES So Far

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:00
More of our picks from the consumer technology to watch in 2018.
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WhatsApp Encryption Security Flaws Could Allow Snoops to Slide Into Group Chats

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:00
German researchers say that a flaw in WhatsApp's group-chat feature undermines its end-to-end encryption promises.
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CES 2018: Screen Tech from LG, Samsung Shows Us TV’s Future

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:00
Whether or not you're interested in upgrading your idiot box, this year's TVs offer a way to understand the state of the whole tech world.
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Steve Bannon's Breitbart Exit Will Slow His Far-Right Insurgency

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:24
Now that Breitbart has parted ways with Steve Bannon, the digitally driven insurgency he championed may fizzle.
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How the Government Hides Secret Surveillance Programs

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:10
A new report from Human Rights Watch sheds light on a troubling law enforcement practice called “parallel construction.”
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Is SpaceX's Covert Zuma Payload Missing in Action?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:49
After months of delays, SpaceX's clandestine Zuma mission finally launched on Sunday. But the satellite on board may not have made it to its destination.
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Google's VR180 Cameras Are the Future of Point-and-Shoot

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:15
This week at CES, we get two new cameras that capture 180-degree panoramic images.
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The Feathers of Planet Earth's Bird of Paradise Literally Eat Light

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 08:00
The highly modified feathers of a male bird of paradise absorb 99.95 percent of light, creating an astonishingly dark black.
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Winter TV: From Philip K. Dick to 'The Chi'—All the New Midseason Shows You Need to Watch

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:00
There's plenty out there to fill those long, cold nights.
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CES 2018 Liveblog Day 2: The Flood of Gadgets Flows Forth

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 05:00
Follow along our up-to-the-minute coverage of CES 2018, live from Las Vegas, Nevada.
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What Is MicroLED and When am I Going to Get It?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:00
A shiny new display tech is on its way—but to OLED fans, it might look awfully familiar.
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Scientists Figure Out How to Make Muscles from Stem Cells

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 02:00
Scientists have grown real, twitching muscle from chunks of flesh before. But now, they’ve made muscle fibers out of undifferentiated stem cells.
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Toyota Joins With Uber, Amazon, Mazda, and Pizza Hut to Find the Self-Driving Future

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:27
The journey starts with a shape-shifting electric vehicle called the e-Palette.
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The Google Assistant Versus Amazon Alexa War Is On at CES 2018

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:00
The battle for the voice-controlled future is going to be fought on a thousand fronts.
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