Long-lived Mars Opportunity rover sets off-world driving record

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple gives the MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup a speed bump

Apple today pushed out a refresh of its MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, giving both the 13- and 15-inch models a little more horsepower under the hood. Additionally, Apple has dropped ...

16 hours ago from Gizmag

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San Diego Comic-Con: Where Tech Goes Pop

How science and engineering are shaping entertainment

15 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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'That's how websites work': OkCupid boasts about Facebook-style experiments on users

Facebook accidentally sparked a media firestorm when it revealed it had been tweaking users' News Feeds in psychological experiments, and now it seems dating website OkCupid wants in on the ...

14 hours ago from The Independent

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New Amazon store lets customers customize and print 3D products for delivery

Amazon has announced a new 3D Printed Products store. The store has launched with more than 200 print-on-demand designs. Users can customize items like earrings, pendants, rings and bobble head ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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What Killed The Dinosaurs? Bad Luck, Study Suggests

The asteroid was simply the straw that broke the camptosaurus's back

18 hours ago from TIME

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Stable lithium anode may triple battery efficiency

Stanford University researchers claim to have created the first stable pure lithium anode in a working battery by using carbon nanospheres as a protective sheath to guard against degradation. ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Microsoft says under antitrust probe in China

Microsoft said Monday it was under investigation by antitrust authorities in China, pledging to cooperate in the investigation.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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EA tests subscription video game service for Xbox One

US video game colossus Electronic Arts on Tuesday began testing a Netflix-style subscription service that lets Xbox One users play a library of online titles by paying monthly fees.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fist bumps 'more hygienic than handshakes'

FIST BUMPS: Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, UK researchers have found.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from ABC Science

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