Science and Technology

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken prepare to return to earth on a SpaceX capsule, Sunday Aug. 2, 2020.
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AP News
August 02, 2020 - 3:14 pm
Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company. Read more here.
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AP News
July 31, 2020 - 3:29 pm
A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Read more here.
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Face masks
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CNN
July 24, 2020 - 3:14 pm
Homemade cloth face masks likely need a minimum of two layers, and preferably three, to prevent the dispersal of viral droplets from the nose and mouth that are associated with the spread of COVID-19, indicates a video case study published online in the journal Thorax. Read more here.
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CNN
July 23, 2020 - 5:10 pm
AT&T's 5G network is now available nationwide, making it the second major American carrier after T-Mobile to hit the milestone. Read more here.
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Corning Gorilla Glass
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CNN
July 23, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Corning Gorilla Glass is rolling out its newest iteration — Gorilla Glass Victus, named after the Latin word for "living" — which it says will make phone screens dramatically more resistant to scratches and breakage. Read more here.
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Tarrah Gibbons
July 22, 2020 - 4:10 pm
The global coronavirus pandemic has postponed Amazon’s biggest shopping event of the year. The company officially made the announcement to why it decided to push pack the day.
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Cellphone photo of dog
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John McDevitt
July 22, 2020 - 2:55 pm
The Brandywine Valley SPCA is the first animal shelter in the Philadelphia region to use facial recognition technology to help reunite lost pets with their owners. Read more here.
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People wearing masks at mall.
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KYW Staff
July 21, 2020 - 12:51 pm
The number of COVID-19 infections in the greater Philadelphia region was likely seven times greater than what was reported, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more here.
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teen online alone
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David Madden
July 17, 2020 - 8:42 am
Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Thursday that New Jersey will set aside up to $60 million to address the digital divide in schools across the state. It’s thought that up to 230,000 New Jersey students don’t have access to the internet. Read more here.
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 06, 2020 - 8:40 am
The US Supreme Court has upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones. The case was argued on the telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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