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Limiting black carbon could really help climate change.
January 15, 2012, 9:29 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
We may soon have avatars.
January 15, 2012, 6:24 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Get Mars sent to your smartphone.
January 15, 2012, 5:37 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Details emerge about the inner workings of a 512 qubit quantum computer that no one’s ever seen and that critics say might not even be the real deal. But if it is…
January 13, 2012, 6:30 AM PST | By Christopher Mims
As innovation accelerates, automation and its masters are feeding off the corpse of the old world at an unprecedented pace.
January 13, 2012, 6:05 AM PST | By Christopher Mims
Researchers discovered a new exercise-induced hormone that explains how physical activity cuts bad fat, boost good fat and helps prevent diabetes.
January 13, 2012, 5:11 AM PST | By Laura Shin
Three new astronomical findings this week are upending the conventional view of the cosmos: Planets (and planets that orbit two stars) are more common than we think.
January 12, 2012, 5:23 AM PST | By Laura Shin
The Internet. Jet engines. Satellite navigation. We could see fewer of these kinds of innovations with the coming shrinkage of the military budget.
January 11, 2012, 6:54 PM PST | By Laura Shin
Life Technologies aims to launch, by year’s end, a machine that will map your whole genome for $1,000. Cue the revolution in medical prevention and treatment.
January 10, 2012, 9:11 PM PST | By Laura Shin
A genetics lecturer in China is getting students in her door by teaching genetics through the lens of the Harry Potter characters and plot lines.
January 10, 2012, 4:06 AM PST | By Laura Shin