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5/07/2013. McGregor. FT.com. US says China is stepping up cyber war
May 7, 2013
5/07/2013. Sherwood and Kalman. Guardian/UK. Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel
May 6, 2013
5/06/2013. Chang and Grisales. McClatchy. Student: Test fire of '3D-printed' handgun successful
May 3, 2013
5/03/2013. Sirota. ITT. What's Speeding Global Warming
February 15, 2013
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September 8, 2010
August 27, 2010
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8/18/10 Falcon-Lang, BBC, video, Black hole mystery solved by magnetic star discovery
July 22, 2010
7/22/10 TechSpreadIt, False Flag Cyber Attack
July 17, 2010
July 16, 2010
July 15, 2010
July 14, 2010
7/14/10 Gill, BBC, Plants 'can think and remember'
July 13, 2010
July 12, 2010
7/12/10 Shachtman, Wired, Darpa Plots Death From Above, On-Demand
July 10, 2010
July 9, 2010
7/09/10 Moskvitch, BBC, Russian sub 'could stop oil leak'
July 7, 2010
July 6, 2010
7/06/10 Bolden-Monifa, Progressive, Study reveals same-sex parenting good for kids
July 5, 2010
July 4, 2010
7/04/10 Vernon, Guardian, Grindr: a new sexual revolution?
July 3, 2010
July 2, 2010
July 1, 2010
June 29, 2010
June 28, 2010
6/28/10 Squatriglia, Wired, 74-MPG City Car Makes a Smart Look Big
June 27, 2010
June 25, 2010
6/25/10 Rudolph, NYT, A Solar Bulb May Light the Way
June 24, 2010
6/24/10 Single, Wired, You Don't Want ISPs to Innovate
June 22, 2010
6/22/10 Leckart, Wired, Ask an Algorithm: Apocalypse 101
June 20, 2010
June 16, 2010
June 15, 2010
6/15/10 Roberts, BBC, Lung cancer risk 'cut by B vitamin'
June 14, 2010
June 13, 2010
June 12, 2010
June 11, 2010
6/11/10 Shiels, BBC, US debates its broadband future
June 10, 2010
June 9, 2010
June 8, 2010
June 7, 2010
6/07/10 French & Davenport, McClatchy, With 1 million gallons of dispersants in Gulf, worries mount
6/07/10 Couwels, CNN, New oil plume evidence uncovered
June 6, 2010
June 2, 2010
May 31, 2010
May 26, 2010
5/26/10 Roher, BBC, What is a 'top kill'?
May 25, 2010
May 24, 2010
May 23, 2010
5/23/10 Beaumont, Guardian, US appoints first cyber warfare general
May 22, 2010
May 21, 2010
May 20, 2010
May 19, 2010
May 18, 2010
May 17, 2010
May 15, 2010
5/15/10 Viney, Guardian, How to thatch a roof
May 14, 2010
5/14/10 Cardinale, IPS, Ecosystem in Peril after Gulf Oil Spill
May 13, 2010
5/13/10 Wired - Wiki, Trigger Green Traffic Lights
May 11, 2010
5/11/10 Madrigal, Wired, The Crystals at the Center of the Earth
5/12/10 Saey, Wired, Life on Earth Arose Just Once
May 10, 2010
May 9, 2010
May 7, 2010
May 4, 2010
5/04/10 Daniels, AlterNet, Cyber Racism on College Campuses
May 3, 2010
5/03/10 Grossman, Wired, Making Rain Clouds With Lasers
5/03/10 Wray, Guardian, Goodbye petabytes, hello zettabytes
May 2, 2010
5/02/10 McKee, Guardian, Why genius isn't in the genes
May 1, 2010
April 30, 2010
4/30/10 Goodin, The Register, Researchers spy on BitTorrent users in real-time
4/30/10 Stout, NYT, Antisocial Networking?
4/30/10 Coward, Guardian, Can you hurt a chimp's feelings?
4/30/10 Squatiglia, Wired, Making Oil in Minutes, Not Millennia
4/30/10 Grossman, Wired, Reverse-Engineering a Quantum Compass
April 29, 2010
April 27, 2010
April 26, 2010
4/26/10 Saey, Wired, Mice Make Their Own Morphine
April 23, 2010
April 22, 2010
4/22/10 Kintish, MoJo, Rules for Planet Hackers
April 19, 2010
April 18, 2010
4/28/20 Stone & Vance, NYT, Companies Slowly Join Cloud-Computing
April 15, 2010
4/15/10 Calefati, MoJo, Steal This Country - Congo and Coltan
4/15/10 Gardner, Wired, Joos Orange Solar Charger
April 14, 2010
April 7, 2010
April 5, 2010
March 31, 2010
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3/18/10 Ray, The Register, FCC shows off spectrum map
3/18/10 Chazan, BBC, Row over 'torture' on French TV (w/vid)
March 17, 2010
March 16, 2010
March 15, 2010
March 11, 2010
March 10, 2010
March 8, 2010
March 7, 2010
3/07/10 Blumenthal, McClatchy, Growing low-oxygen zones in oceans worry scientists (includes video)
March 5, 2010
March 2, 2010
3/02/10 Roberts, NYT, U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty
March 1, 2010
February 24, 2010
February 23, 2010
February 22, 2010
2/22/10 Schmidt, AP - USA Today, Early, aggressive therapy eyed in blocking AIDS
February 20, 2010
February 19, 2010
2/19/10 Davies, Guardian, The great economics rift reopens
February 17, 2010
2/17/10 Lendman, IntelDaily, MK-ULTRA: The CIA's Mind Control Program
February 16, 2010
2/16/10 Drummond, Wired, Darpa Looks to Build Real-Life C3P0
February 14, 2010
February 12, 2010
February 11, 2010
February 9, 2010
2/09/10 Eilperin, WP, U.S. proposes new climate service
February 8, 2010
2/08/10 Galst, NYT, Making Solar Power Portable
February 7, 2010
January 29, 2010
January 27, 2010
January 26, 2010
1/26/10 McDougall, InformationWeek, Bill Gates Warns Of Dystopian Future
January 25, 2010
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January 23, 2010
1/23/10 McGrath, BBC, Rare warbler found in Afghanistan
January 22, 2010
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1/15/10 Wired, Access Blocked Sites
January 11, 2010
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January 5, 2010
January 4, 2010
December 31, 2009
December 30, 2009
December 29, 2009
12/29/09 Fildes, BBC, Secret mobile phone codes cracked
December 27, 2009
December 26, 2009
12/26/09 Mwanangombe, IPS, SANITATION-ZAMBIA: Turning Urine Into Gold
December 24, 2009
December 23, 2009
12/23/09 Fildes, BBC, OLPC unveils slimline tablet PC
December 18, 2009
December 16, 2009
12/16/09 Sutter, CNN, Scientists spot nearby 'super-Earth'
December 15, 2009
December 14, 2009
12/14/09 Mason, Wired, Video: Black Carbon Travels the Globe
December 13, 2009
December 11, 2009
12/11/09 Bowes, BBC, The language of Avatar revealed
12/11/09 Johnson, Guardian, Google backs world's fastest internet cable
12/11/09 Allen, Guardian, Science forgotten in climate emails fuss
December 10, 2009
12/10/09 Perkins, Wired, Earth's Atmosphere May Have Alien Origin
December 7, 2009
December 6, 2009
December 5, 2009
12/05/09 Elliott, BBC, Giving old eyes a new lease of life
December 4, 2009
December 3, 2009
12/03/09 Alexander, Guardian, Intelligent design is not science
December 2, 2009
November 30, 2009
November 26, 2009
11/26/09 Beckett, Guardian, The dark side of the internet
November 25, 2009
November 22, 2009
November 21, 2009
November 19, 2009
11/18/09 Ward, Charleston Gazette, Report Details 'Coal's Assault on Human Health'
November 17, 2009
11/17/09 MIT Technology Review, The Coming Nuclear Crisis
11/17/09 Black, BBC, Earth 'heading for 6C' of warming
November 13, 2009
11/13/09 Amos, BBC, 'Large amounts' of water on Moon
November 11, 2009
November 10, 2009
November 9, 2009
11/09/09 Robbins, BBC, Free market flawed, says survey
November 8, 2009
11/08/09 Gill, BBC, Early life stress 'changes' genes
11/08/09 Madslien, BBC, All change as gas reserves soar
November 7, 2009
November 6, 2009
November 5, 2009
11/05/09 Palmer, BBC, Tiny tech sparks cell signal find
November 4, 2009
November 2, 2009
October 31, 2009
10/31/09 Yardley, NYT, Privacy Looms Over Gay Rights Vote
October 30, 2009
10/30/09 Sudworth, BBC, Web to be truly worldwide at last
October 29, 2009
October 28, 2009
October 26, 2009
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October 21, 2009
October 20, 2009
10/20/09 Morse, ITT, High-Tech vs. Humane Healthcare
10/20/09 Rodgers, BBC, At the centre of time
October 19, 2009
10/19/09 Gribbin, Guardian, A very lucky universe
October 16, 2009
October 15, 2009
October 14, 2009
October 13, 2009
10/13/09 Walker, BBC, Lizards filmed 'walking on water'
October 10, 2009
October 9, 2009
October 7, 2009
10/07/09 Avery, News & Observer, Chemical Linked to Aggression in Girls
October 6, 2009
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October 3, 2009
10/03/09 Vidal, Guardian. Tilting at windmills
October 2, 2009
October 1, 2009
September 30, 2009
September 29, 2009
September 28, 2009
9/28/09 Wainwright, Guardian, BBC opens world's biggest online zoo
September 25, 2009
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September 22, 2009
9/22/09 Morello & Keating, WP, Number of Foreign-Born U.S. Residents Drops
September 21, 2009
September 18, 2009
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September 13, 2009
September 11, 2009
September 10, 2009
9/10/09 Pal, Progressive, What's Wrong with Economists?
September 5, 2009
September 4, 2009
September 2, 2009
9/02/09 Chand, BBC, We are all mutants say scientists
September 1, 2009
9/01/09 Dlouhy, SF Chron, EPA to Declare CO2 a Dangerous Pollutant
August 30, 2009
August 29, 2009
August 28, 2009
August 27, 2009
August 25, 2009
8/25/09 Cross, Guardian, CCTV: the worst of all possible worlds
August 24, 2009
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August 14, 2009
August 11, 2009
8/11/09 Johnson & Krisher, AP, GM says new Volt to get 230 mpg in city driving
August 10, 2009
8/10/09 Singel, Wired, You Deleted Your Cookies? Think Again
8/10/098 Amos, BBC, 'Crisis satellite' returns images
August 8, 2009
8/08/09 Goldacre, Guardian, Hit and myth: curse of the ghostwriters
August 7, 2009
August 6, 2009
August 5, 2009
August 4, 2009
8/04/09 Mittelstaedt, Globe&Mail, Modified Corn Seeds Sow Doubts
8/04/09 Feffer, FPIF, The Geopolitics of Facebook
August 2, 2009
August 1, 2009
July 30, 2009
July 29, 2009
7/29/09 Kinver, BBC, 'Barcode' to help identify plants
July 28, 2009
July 27, 2009
7/27/09 Fildes, BBC, Barcode replacement shown off
July 26, 2009
7/26/09 Goldenberg & Carrington, Guardian, Revealed: The Secret Evidence of Global Warming Bush Tried to Hide
July 24, 2009
July 23, 2009
July 22, 2009
July 21, 2009
7/21/09 Fildes, BBC, Thinkers meet to plot the future
July 20, 2009
7/20/09 Perrotin, IntelDaily, Why Science won't save us
7/20/09 Tang, ITT, Your Crap, Our Compost
7/20/09 Jha, Guardian, Nasa's vision for the future
7/20/09 Guardian, Googling on the moon
7/20/09 Bowes, BBC, Mapping America's giant trees
July 19, 2009
7/19/09 Sherine, Guardian, Rage against the machines
July 17, 2009
7/17/09 Walker, BBC, Tiny lizard falls like a feather
July 15, 2009
July 14, 2009
7/14/09 Shiels, BBC, Microsoft Office takes to the web
July 13, 2009
7/13/09 Jha, Guardian, In search of time
July 10, 2009
July 8, 2009
7/08/09 Harden et al, WP, North Korea Suspected in Cyberattack
7/08/09 Shiels, BBC, Google to launch operating system
July 7, 2009
7/07/09 Harrabin, BBC, 'Time to ditch climate policies'
7/07/09 Walker, BBC, Aquatic deer and ancient whales
July 3, 2009
July 2, 2009
7/02/09 Hamilton, Guardian, How to create a drought-friendly garden
July 1, 2009
7/01/09 Johnson, Guardian, The library that never closes
7/01/09 Walker, BBC, Ant mega-colony takes over world
June 30, 2009
June 29, 2009
June 27, 2009
6/27/09 Hren, AlterNet, Save Money By Saving Rainwater
June 26, 2009
June 25, 2009
6/25/09 Goyette & Daniel, Miami Herald, South Floridians sneak Iranians past Web censors
June 24, 2009
6/24/09 Walker, BBC, Where giant plants dare to grow
June 22, 2009
6/22/09 Fontaine, News Tribune, Networked eyes on the battlefield
6/22/09 Cellan-Jones, BBC, Hi-tech helps Iranian monitoring
6/22/09 Emery, BBC, The rise of Hate 2.0
June 17, 2009
6/17/09 The Register, Gay animals going at it like rabbits
June 16, 2009
6/16/09 Palmer, BBC, Hydrogen car to be 'open source'
June 15, 2009
6/15/09 Vandiver, Stars & Stripes, AFRICOM building research center
June 14, 2009
June 13, 2009
6/13/09 Goldacre, Guardian, Cocaine study that got up the nose of the US
June 12, 2009
June 11, 2009
June 10, 2009
June 9, 2009
June 8, 2009
6/08/09 Walker, BBC, Chimps mentally map fruit trees
June 7, 2009
6/07/09 CArpenter, BBC, Early rocks to reveal their ages
June 6, 2009
6/06/09 Baute, Toronto Star, How Did 100,000,000 Women Disappear?
June 5, 2009
June 2, 2009
May 31, 2009
May 30, 2009
May 29, 2009
5/29/09 Sanger & Shanker, NYT, Pentagon Plans New Arm to Wage Wars in Cyberspace
May 28, 2009
5/28/09 Black, BBC, Ocean monster shows hidden depths
May 27, 2009
May 26, 2009
May 22, 2009
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May 18, 2009
5/18/09 Falconer, MoJo, Uncle Sam's Human Lab Rats
May 16, 2009
May 15, 2009
5/15/09 P2PNet, US in Police State Top 10
5/15/09 Morris, Guardian, Scientists warn of new 'super rats'
5/15/09 Smink, BBC, A tunnel to unite old rivals?
May 13, 2009
5/13/09 Engler, FPIF, Science Fiction From Below
5/13/09 Landau, CNN, How human genes become patented
5/13/09 Shiels, BBC, Google unveils 'smarter search'
May 12, 2009
5/12/09 Feffer, FPIF, Cities Can Save the Earth
5/12/09 McGrath, BBC, Going bananas for energy in Africa
May 11, 2009
May 8, 2009
May 7, 2009
5/07/09 Morelle, BBC, Meet the brains of the animal world
May 6, 2009
5/06/09 Shiels, BBC, Zombie computers 'on the rise'
May 5, 2009
May 3, 2009
5/03/09 Buchen, Wired, Culture May Be Encoded in DNA
May 1, 2009
April 30, 2009
April 29, 2009
April 28, 2009
April 27, 2009
4/27/09 Ghosh, BBC, Science cash 'to beat food riots'
April 26, 2009
4/26/09 Taylor, NYT, End the University as We Know It
4/26/09 Taylor, NYT, End the University as We Know It
April 25, 2009
April 24, 2009
April 23, 2009
4/23/09 Tady, ITT, Big Cable's Internet Rip-Off
April 22, 2009
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April 14, 2009
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April 12, 2009
April 9, 2009
4/09/09 Black, BBC, Prize for 'Sun in the box' cooker
April 8, 2009
4/08/09 Wong, CNN, The bionic body 2.0
April 7, 2009
4/07/09 Corbin, Internet News, Groups Warn New Cybersecurity Bill Oversteps
April 6, 2009
4/06/09 Harris, ITT, No Sugar-Coating Immigration
April 5, 2009
April 3, 2009
April 2, 2009
April 1, 2009
March 31, 2009
March 30, 2009
3/30/09 Keim, Wired, Poverty Goes Straight to the Brain
March 29, 2009
March 27, 2009
March 26, 2009
March 25, 2009
March 24, 2009
March 23, 2009
3/23/09 Beiser, Wired, Store Power in Super Batteries
3/23/09 Topolski, Guardian, The monster impulse
March 20, 2009
March 19, 2009
March 18, 2009
March 17, 2009
March 16, 2009
3/16/09 Perez-Pena, NYT, Seattle Paper Shifts Entirely to the Web
3/16/09 Harkinson, MoJo, The Saline Solution
March 12, 2009
March 11, 2009
March 10, 2009
March 9, 2009
March 8, 2009
March 6, 2009
March 5, 2009
3/05/09 Hambling, Guardian, Nanotechnology goes to war
March 3, 2009
March 2, 2009
March 1, 2009
February 25, 2009
February 24, 2009
February 23, 2009
February 21, 2009
February 20, 2009
2/20/09 Roosevelt, LAT, Bubbles of warming, beneath the ice
2/20/09 Myslewski, THe Register, Storage breakthrough could bust density record
February 19, 2009
February 15, 2009
2/15/09 Whitley, ABC, Could 'Liquid Wood' Replace Plastic?
February 12, 2009
February 11, 2009
February 9, 2009
February 6, 2009
February 5, 2009
February 4, 2009
2/04/09 Porter, Guardian, The horror of the ID card system
February 2, 2009
2/29/09 Harrabin, BBC, 'Green' gas could help heat homes
February 1, 2009
January 31, 2009
January 30, 2009
January 29, 2009
January 27, 2009
1/27/09 Kinver, BBC, UK gets biofuels research centre
January 26, 2009
January 25, 2009
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1/20/09 House, Bul. Atom Science, The limits of energy storage technology
January 16, 2009
January 14, 2009
1/14/09 Black, BBC, Challenge to plant methane link
January 13, 2009
1/13/09 Wired, South of the Future
1/13/09 Morgan, BBC, New soil map for African farmers
January 8, 2009
January 7, 2009
January 6, 2009
January 4, 2009
January 1, 2009
1/01/09 Jackson, BBC, China finds major dinosaur site