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Note: DO NOT read this story on your cellphone while driving.
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Passengers can chatter as normal
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Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
Using in-car monitoring apps to keep an eye on things like blood sugar
Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
During a week of attempting to cloak every aspect of daily life, our correspondent found that in an information age, leaving no trace is nearly impossible
Around the world, scientists are risking their lives to retrieve seeds destined for a massive vault near the North Pole. Their work just might save mankind
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See the top ten hurdles facing game designers today, and the cutting-edge tech that will soon make them relics of the past
The handheld "smart communicator" will have the memory and processing power of today's best desktop computers, and it'll display on any nearby screen. The virtual laptop is pocket-size.
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
With E911, your cellphone's location can be tracked within seconds. Sounds great for emergencies, but is there a dark side?
Precision is paramount when aiming missiles--more so than when driving to the mall--and $150,000 per system scores the primo parts.
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying