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October 20, 2014

The pilotless X-37B has returned. But, the Air Force isn’t telling anyone what this spacecraft has been up to

June 13, 2014

The Turing test doesn’t measure a computer’s intelligence, but it does say something about its usefulness — here’s how.

December 16, 2013

NASA has a long history of repurposing old missions that finished or went wrong and ending up with great science

December 2, 2013

Scientists wonder what's in store as sun activity lingers at lowest in over a century

November 27, 2013

Tiny ice ball meets giant fireball

November 8, 2013

A proposal to replace the steering wheel is getting some traction

November 5, 2013

Federal crackdown on underground drug markets makes future of online drug vending unclear

October 17, 2013

New twist on microscopic technique lets users feel the forces pressing in on particles

October 9, 2013

Researchers are awarded for taking their chemical experiment to cyberspace

October 8, 2013

The scientists, along with others, predicted an invisible force field affecting all matter.

December 21, 2012

Unexpected and dangerous events can occur during spacewalks

December 13, 2012

And more importantly, do these 3D glasses make me look fat?

November 7, 2012

Astronauts have voted from space since 1997, but Sunita Williams and Kevin Ford didn’t yesterday

November 2, 2012

Nokia makes touch screens glove-friendly

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