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Thousands of students in Brazil are now required to wear a shirt that text messages their parents when they don’t show up for class.
March 28, 2012, 5:00 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
A research team has produced one of the stickiest materials in the world, inspired by a specific quirk of gecko’s feet.
March 27, 2012, 6:14 AM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
A massive structure known as the “Eye of the Sahara” has spawned some wild theories over its origins.
March 27, 2012, 5:00 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
ScholarChip adds NFC support to electronic student tracking system. In the near term, NFC tech may be better suited to student check-ins than the check-out counter.
March 26, 2012, 10:07 AM PDT | By Mari Silbey
A 45-foot long, 800-pound paper aircraft was tossed over the desert in Arizona.
March 26, 2012, 5:00 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
SmartPlanet has a conversation with the CEO of Complete Genomics, Cliff Reid, a leader in the pursuit for low-cost human genome sequencing. A technology that promises to have a profound impact on...
March 25, 2012, 12:39 PM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
Malicious computer programs called bots infect more than one in ten computers in the U.S., but the FCC and the Online Trust Alliance have a new counterattack planned.
March 23, 2012, 7:17 AM PDT | By Mari Silbey
Such technology would allow the company to choose which ads to deliver to smartphone users based on the weather.
March 23, 2012, 6:27 AM PDT | By Jenny Wilson
Just picking up a gun suddenly make the world appear more violent, research suggests.
March 23, 2012, 5:15 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
A U.S. Senator plans to introduce a bill that would prohibit employers from demanding access to an applicant’s Facebook account.
March 23, 2012, 5:10 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen