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Can PageRank-like approach aid fight against cancer?

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When covering the world of science, it's quite common to come across press releases with eye-catching titles that don't really hold up when you look at the underlying work. It's quite a bit less common to see that in the title of the research paper itself. But that seems to...
Can PageRank-like approach aid fight against cancer?

Georgia Tech models swimming, cargo-carrying nanobots

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The nanobot war is escalating. Not content to let Penn State's nanospiders win the day, Georgia Tech has answered back with a noticeably less creepy blood-swimming robot model of its own, whose look is more that of a fish than any arachnid this time around. It still uses material...
Georgia Tech models swimming, cargo-carrying nanobots

Bath salts and booty: watch a drug-fueled John McAfee uninstall his antivirus software

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The strange tale of John McAfee keeps getting stranger. In a video posted to YouTube last night, the antivirus software founder and part-time fugitive callously sends up the program he helped create. Framed as a four-minute instructional video, "How To Uninstall McAfee Antivirus" features plenty of green screen, degraded...
Bath salts and booty: watch a drug-fueled John McAfee uninstall his antivirus software

Drugged Warriors: Sharp Rise in U. S. Military Psychiatric Drug Use and Suicides | Drugs | AlterNet

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Drugged Warriors: Sharp Rise in U. S. Military Psychiatric Drug Use and Suicides | Drugs | AlterNet

How a remixed Ronald Reagan speech went viral years before internet memes

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The concept of mashing together disparate elements to create something new may have hit the mainstream thanks to the internet and the ubiquity of easy-to-use editing tools, but that doesn't mean it wasn't done in the analog age. One of the more famous pre-internet viral videos was "The Reagans...
How a remixed Ronald Reagan speech went viral years before internet memes
Facebook Knows What You're Doing (Even If You Don't)
Scientists developing lasers to replace needles for 'completely pain-free' injections
EU Parliament rejects ACTA
Researchers pin down genes responsible for drug-resistant malaria

I Thought They Gave it Away at First, Then Starting Charging Once You're Hooked?

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New technology is always expensive when it’s introduced because of the research and development costs. It’s the same with drugs. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/05/technology/google-glass-offers-more-tech-magic-if-you-can-afford-it.html?smid=tw-share<br /> “>Susan Etlinger</a> an analyst at the Altimeter Group, to the NYT’s Jenna Wortham, about the high price tag of Google Glass</p>...
I Thought They Gave it Away at First, Then Starting Charging Once You're Hooked?

VCs' next big thing: Big data, drugs, and education

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Five of the most influential tech investors, including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, highlight their top 10 trends for the next five years during a panel discussion. [Read more]...
VCs' next big thing: Big data, drugs, and education

NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

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Thanks to an NYPD pilot program, over 400 officers now have special Android smartphones that allow them to pull up suspect data on the spot, according to the New York Times. Patrol car-mounted laptops can be slow and cumbersome, while the call-disabled handsets (which look like Samsung's Rugby Smart...
NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps
Russia's internet-filtering law goes into effect, clears the way for nationwide surveillance

Steve Wozniak Tells Us Why He's Never Done LSD

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Gizmodo is holding a live Q&A session with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak today. Readers can ask him anything! So we did. Specifically, we asked Woz if Steve Jobs ever offered him LSD. And if so, did Woz try it? The answer was pretty brilliant: I have never used an illicit drug....
Steve Wozniak Tells Us Why He's Never Done LSD

Getting drugs — at Walgreens http://gowal.la/s/vkc

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Getting drugs — at Walgreens http://gowal.la/s/vkc
Weird Science turns to drugs to ease the pain of surrealist films

Google Launches Trusted Stores Program, Offers $1,000 Lifetime Purchase Protection

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Google today announced the official launch of its Trusted Stores Program. This program is meant to give online shoppers more assurances that participating online retailers are actually trustworthy. Online retailers who choose to participate in this program will be able to display report cards on their sites that rate the...
Google Launches Trusted Stores Program, Offers $1,000 Lifetime Purchase Protection

Children’s Tylenol and Other Drugs Recalled http://lnk.ms/72BBB

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Children’s Tylenol and Other Drugs Recalled http://lnk.ms/72BBB

watching National Geographic: Taboo: Drugs ~http://j.mp/aHwXOG

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watching National Geographic: Taboo: Drugs ~http://j.mp/aHwXOG

UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

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We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage. If UC Santa Barbara has its way with a new sensor, those canines will have a lot more free time on their hands. The device manages a snout-like sensitivity by concentrating molecules...
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

The great Twitter 'text-your-parents-you're-a-drug-dealer' experiment

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Nathan Fielder, star of "Nathan For You," asks his Twitter followers to text their moms and dads (accidentally) offering drugs. The reactions are various and, sometimes, hilarious. [Read more]...
The great Twitter 'text-your-parents-you're-a-drug-dealer' experiment

Handcuffs that give you an electric shock?

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A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be shocked and even injected with drugs directly from their restraints. [Read more]...
Handcuffs that give you an electric shock?

FDA says your body is a “drug” and subject to gov’t regulation

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In what is perhaps one of the most controversial cases the Food and Drug Administration has ever participated in, there’s a new argument that’s making some pretty heavy waves. In essence, the FDA says that a person’s individual body can be categorized as a “drug” and is thus subject to...
FDA says your body is a “drug” and subject to gov’t regulation

The Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 12AM ET!

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Another week, another heavy dose of wireless news. Speaking of dosage, Myriam and Brad are on the mics again, and drugs will likely once again play a large role in the discourse -- though perhaps not as much as last week. Either way, it should be a fun show,...
The Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 12AM ET!

Math teacher allegedly tweets racy pics, calls kids 'jailbait'

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A Colorado teacher's Twitter page includes semi-nude pics and tweets about drugs. However, did she break any school rules? [Read more]...
Math teacher allegedly tweets racy pics, calls kids 'jailbait'

How Engineering the Human Body Could Combat Climate Change

www.theatlantic.com
From drugs to help you avoid eating meat to genetically engineered cat-like eyes to reduce the need for lighting, a wild interview about changes humans could make to themselves to battle climate change....
How Engineering the Human Body Could Combat Climate Change

Polish Senator Involved in Drugs & Sex Scandal

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Polish Senator Involved in Drugs & Sex Scandal
Longitude Capital pools money for drugs

Hospital makes a profit trading NHS drugs in Europe | Society | guardian.co.uk

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Hospital makes a profit trading NHS drugs in Europe | Society | guardian.co.uk

Jet Lag

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It's 3am in the morning and I'm wide awake in a hotel room in Tokyo, having slept for about five hours. My head is pounding because I haven't had coffee in 30 hours. I'm fixing myself an espresso and getting out my Nexus 7 for some reading. Emily suggested I...
Jet Lag
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