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18

Aug

The Internet knows where your cat livesA Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

The Internet knows where your cat lives
A Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

Have a need for speed? Racing app raises funds for animal shelters as you playAnimal Rescue Rush allows users to play a racing game on their smartphones while earning money for animal shelters.

Have a need for speed? Racing app raises funds for animal shelters as you play
Animal Rescue Rush allows users to play a racing game on their smartphones while earning money for animal shelters.

05

Aug

Can cars run on hydrogen made from plant sugars?Researchers claim that using enzymes to convert biomass to hydrogen could yield significantly more energy than current biomass-to-ethanol efforts.

Can cars run on hydrogen made from plant sugars?
Researchers claim that using enzymes to convert biomass to hydrogen could yield significantly more energy than current biomass-to-ethanol efforts.

03

Aug

01

Aug

What’s so special about Google’s health study?The search giant plans to use its considerable computing prowess to mine the vast streams of data from wearable tech and previous studies to determine a new baseline for healthy.

What’s so special about Google’s health study?
The search giant plans to use its considerable computing prowess to mine the vast streams of data from wearable tech and previous studies to determine a new baseline for healthy.

Sun bracelet can measure UV exposurePair the new bracelet with your iPhone or iPad and easily monitor your sun exposure throughout the day.

Sun bracelet can measure UV exposure
Pair the new bracelet with your iPhone or iPad and easily monitor your sun exposure throughout the day.

31

Jul

World’s first man-made photosynthetic ‘leaf’ could produce oxygen for astronautsBreakthrough technology could make long-distance space travel feasible, clean our air here on Earth, and even combat global warming.

World’s first man-made photosynthetic ‘leaf’ could produce oxygen for astronauts
Breakthrough technology could make long-distance space travel feasible, clean our air here on Earth, and even combat global warming.

Can computers be considered authors?As more content is generated by software programs, it’s changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.

Can computers be considered authors?
As more content is generated by software programs, it’s changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.

Infiniti’s plans for a high-end electric are back on trackThe Japanese automaker announced — then withdrew — the LE electric, but now there are hints that it’s back on the schedule. Will it be the second EV to charge wirelessly? That’s the big question.

Infiniti’s plans for a high-end electric are back on track
The Japanese automaker announced — then withdrew — the LE electric, but now there are hints that it’s back on the schedule. Will it be the second EV to charge wirelessly? That’s the big question.

27

Jul

How United is helping track tiny speciesThe airline teamed up with the Smithsonian to equip its planes with radio receiver antennas that will gather data on difficult-to-track animals.

How United is helping track tiny species
The airline teamed up with the Smithsonian to equip its planes with radio receiver antennas that will gather data on difficult-to-track animals.