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Did tsunamis reconfigure the Red Planet billions of years ago?

Planetary researchers have found evidence of massive natural disasters that devastated Mars billions of years ago, which may help answer longs-tanding questions about the history of our closest planetary neighbor.
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Google and LG built a gesture-controlled smartwatch using Project Soli

Google has made some serious developments on Soli since it first showed off the tech at Google I/O last year. In fact, it made a smartwatch and speaker with Soli, able to be controlled with simple hand gestures.
Web

Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics partner to bring entrepreneur dreams to market

Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics announced their collaboration with hopes of creating a "new crowdfund-to-production platform aimed at accelerating the pace of innovation for technology and Internet of Things (IoT) entrepreneurs."
Photography

Purdue U. system lets police crowdsource cameras to keep eye on crime

Purdue University researchers have developed a new surveillance system capable of allowing law enforcement to tap into unsecured cameras and pinpoint their location.
Mobile

Google’s first Project Ara modular phone will arrive in 2017

Modular phones gives you the next and best in technology, without having to spend a lot of money on a new phone. Google, demoed a developer version of an Ara phone at Google I/O, and the company's own version will be out in 2017.
Wearables

Google ATAP and Project Jacquard add gesture control to this Levi’s Commuter jacket

Google has collaborated with Levi's to build a Commuter jacket that has gesture-sensing technology. It's useful for when you want to play the next song while biking, or check when your next appointment is -- all you have to do is…
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It took scientists 70 years to solve this physics problem, and an AI system did it in under an hour

Australian physicists developed a highly-specialized artificial intelligence that learned and recreated an experiment to that creates an Einstein-Boson condensate.
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WTF? Help astronomers solve this massive mystery: Where’s the flux?

A team of astronomers investigating "the most mysterious star in our galaxy" have launched a Kickstarter campaign, with hopes to raise $100,000 to find out "Where's the Flux?"
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101Hero just launched a $49 3D printer on Kickstarter — but is it too good to be true?

We've had our share of false starts with sub-$100 3D printers (we're looking at you, Peachy Printer) but this one from Chinese based 101Hero is already prototyped and just needs some Kickstarter love.
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It's official: Nation's top scientific consortium declares GMOs safe and healthy

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have officially declared GMOs are safe, good for you, and good for the environment. The report is available along with a searchable database to show the benefits of GMO foods.
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Floating wind turbines in Hawaii could provide a quarter of Oahu’s power

Floating wind turbines off the coast of Oahu could provide a quarter of the island's power, in support of Hawaii's goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045. But the WindFloat turbine is causing concern for the tourism industry…
Virtual Reality

Google and IMAX partner up over VR camera development

Google is doubling down on its VR camera efforts. After teaming up with GoPro to build the Odyssey, it's announced a partnership with IMAX and Yi Technology to build a brand new camera rig set up.