Technology

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By Niraj Chokshi A vast dust storm blanketing about a quarter of the surface of Mars has threatened NASA’s Opportunity rover, plunging the solar-powered vehicle...

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By Jeff Tollefson Siphoning carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere could be more than an expensive last-ditch strategy for averting climate catastrophe. A detailed economic analysis published...

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By David Cyranoski Scientists in Japan now have permission to treat people who have heart disease with cells produced by a revolutionary reprogramming technique. The study...

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By Davide Castelvecchi China has taken its first major step in a groundbreaking lunar mission. On 21 May, a probe launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre...

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By Isabel Fattal Even some of the most powerful tech companies start out tiny, with a young innovator daydreaming about creating the next big thing....

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By Larry Greenemeier Amazon, Uber and other tech giants want to fill the skies with small autonomous aircraft ferrying packages and people from place to...

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By Alison Abbott Scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to recreate the complex neural codes that the brain uses to navigate through space. The feat demonstrates...

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By Mark Zastrow Researchers in China have developed a filter that removes salt from water up to three times as fast as conventional filters. The membrane...

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By Ben Popken YouTube is a supercomputer working to achieve a specific goal — to get you to spend as much time on YouTube as...

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By Rafi Letzter A team of chemists has created a substance that can change its color and stiffness, which they're comparing to chameleon skin. The stretchy material is made up...