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Listening to James Hansen on Climate Change, Thirty Years Ago and Now
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Listening to James Hansen on Climate Change, Thirty Years Ago and Now

On June 23, 1988—a blisteringly hot day in Washington, D.C.—James Hansen told a Senate committee that "the greenhouse effect has been detected and is changing our...

In Tech, Patents Are Trophies, and These Companies Are Dominating 
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In Tech, Patents Are Trophies, and These Companies Are Dominating 

Dan Zhang just had his career bar mitzvah.

New Human Gene Tally Reignites Debate
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New Human Gene Tally Reignites Debate

One of the earliest attempts to estimate the number of genes in the human genome involved tipsy geneticists, a bar in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, and pure guesswork...

Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isn't Here Yet 
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Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isn't Here Yet 

People can differ on their perceptions of "evil."

Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die
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Google Is Training Machines to Predict When a Patient Will Die

A woman with late-stage breast cancer came to a city hospital, fluids already flooding her lungs.

The Inside Story of How AI Got Good Enough to Dominate Silicon Valley
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The Inside Story of How AI Got Good Enough to Dominate Silicon Valley

Alex Krizhevsky didn't get into the AI business to change the course of history.

If You're A Facebook User, You're Also a Research Subject
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If You're A Facebook User, You're Also a Research Subject

The professor was incredulous.

Car Insurers Warn on 'Autonomous' Vehicles
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Car Insurers Warn on 'Autonomous' Vehicles

The motor insurance industry is warning carmakers against the use of the word "autonomous" in their marketing.

Two Critical U.S. Dams at High Risk From Insider Cyber Threats
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Two Critical U.S. Dams at High Risk From Insider Cyber Threats

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, a part of the Interior Department, operates more than 600 of the some 100,000 dams in the United States, five of which are considered...

Self-Driving Cars Likely Won't Steal Your Job (Until 2040)
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Self-Driving Cars Likely Won't Steal Your Job (Until 2040)

The self-driving robots are coming to transform your job. Kind of. Also, very slowly.

Asteroids and Adversaries: Challenging What NASA Knows About Space Rocks
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Asteroids and Adversaries: Challenging What NASA Knows About Space Rocks

Thousands of asteroids are passing through Earth's neighborhood all the time.

Technology and Satellite Companies Open Up a World of Data
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Technology and Satellite Companies Open Up a World of Data

Samapriya Roy remembers when it would take him up to an hour to download a single 1-gigabyte image taken by the Landsat Earth-imaging satellites. 

A Faster Way to Fail
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A Faster Way to Fail

University of California, Riverside engineer Sheldon Tan builds electronic circuits just to break them as quickly as possible in order to test their reliability...

Teaching Robots How to Move Objects
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Teaching Robots How to Move Objects

Amazon Robotics Challenge winner Maria Bauza helps to improve how robots interact with the world.

ZTE's Near-Collapse May Be China's Sputnik Moment
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ZTE's Near-Collapse May Be China's Sputnik Moment

Once derided as a technology backwater and copycat, China is justifiably proud of its technology boom.

Marine Corps Weighs Wooing Older Members for New Cyber Force
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Marine Corps Weighs Wooing Older Members for New Cyber Force

The head of the Marine Corps says it's time the U.S. military branch known for its fierce, young warriors becomes a little more mature.

The U-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut
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The U-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut

Six decades after the U-2 flew its first mission, the military is trying to harness artificial-intelligence technology to enhance the venerable spy plane's combat...

Drone Cops Take Flight in Los Angeles
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Drone Cops Take Flight in Los Angeles

The machine hovered above us, at the edge of a cloud of yellow smoke billowing into the sky from a mock hazardous-waste spill.

'Sheikh Avichay' Gets Under Gazans' Skin With Quotes From Koran
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'Sheikh Avichay' Gets Under Gazans' Skin With Quotes From Koran

Palestinians mock him as "the sheikh." Communicating with him risks arrest.

Apple's Plans to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Your Phone
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Apple's Plans to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Your Phone

Apple describes its mobile devices as designed in California and assembled in China.
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