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Self-Repairing Microchips?! No way!

A team of University of Illinois engineers has developed a self-healing system that restores electrical conductivity to a cracked circuit in less time than it takes to blink.
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Amazing Chernobyl Scrap Yard

The machinery depicted in these images has participated in Chernobyl accident liquidation and is radioactive.
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Intel 4004, First CPU, Is 40 Years Old

Forty years ago today Intel launched its first single chip CPU which was the Intel 4004 4 bit 16 pin microprocessor and operated at 740KHz,capable of handling 92,600 instructions per second.
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New Trouble Reported At Fukushima

Possible fission happening at Fukushima nuclear plant hit by the tsunami.
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NASA Developing Tractor Beams

NASA Goddard laser experts (from left to right) Barry Coyle, Paul Stysley and Demetrios Poulios have won NASA funding to study advanced technologies for collecting extraterrestrial particle samples.
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C Coding, Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies

Pioneering computer scientist Dennis Ritchie has died after a long illness.
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PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument

What seems to be a kind of drum has been made out of PVC piping. Take a listen!
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European Space Agency - Virtual Tour

Take a virtual, interactive tour of the European Space Agency!
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Steve Jobs, Apple Founder, Has Died

The founder of Apple Computers and a fierce competitor on the PC market for nearly three decades, Steve Jobs has died. Read on for more information.
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Facebook Sued Over Logged-Out Tracking

Facebook is getting more heat over two controversial practices--tracking users after they log out and new automatic "frictionless sharing."
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