Science and Technology

Kirtland's warbler, an endangered songbird that lives in the jack pine forests of northern Michigan
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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 11:47 am
The federal government said Tuesday it will remove the Kirtland's warbler from its list of protected species, finding the small, yellow-bellied songbird had recovered more than half a century after being designated as endangered.
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James Peebles
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John McDevitt
October 08, 2019 - 9:08 am
The Nobel Prize in Physics has been jointly awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their work in furthering our understanding of the universe.
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2019 Nobel Prize winners in medicine are Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe and William G. Kaelin Jr.
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
Two Americans and a British scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body's cells sense and react to oxygen levels, work that has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases, the Nobel Committee said.
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Adam Langley, a Villanova biologist, and a group of students team up with Smithsonian researchers to measure plants and roots in marsh areas along the East Coast to determine the impact of carbon dioxide on growth.
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Mark Abrams
October 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
The future of animals and plant life on the planet is the focus of a new scientific global Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stewardship formed at Villanova University.
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Paralyzed man walks using brain-controlled robotic suit
CNN Business
October 04, 2019 - 10:49 am
A tetraplegic man has been able to move all four of his paralyzed limbs by using a brain-controlled robotic suit, researchers have said. The 28-year-old man from Lyon, France, known as Thibault, was paralyzed from the shoulders down after falling 40 feet from a balcony, severing his spinal cord,...
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Microsoft is set to show off new products at its annual Surface event, including a refreshed Surface Pro, a foldable device and a smart speaker.
Microsoft via CNN
October 02, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Several years after Microsoft began retreating from the smartphone market, the company now appears to be trying to break back in. Microsoft teased a new phone at its annual Surface press event on Wednesday.
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DoorDash via CNN
Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2019 - 10:22 am
DoorDash confirmed it suffered a data breach affecting roughly 4.9 million delivery people and merchants. Read the details here.
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Since NASA's TESS satellite launched in April 2018, it's been identifying exoplanets and carrying on the planet-hunter legacy of the concluded Kepler mission.
Robin Dienel/Carnegie Institute for Science via CNN
September 26, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Since NASA's TESS satellite launched in April 2018, it's been identifying exoplanets and carrying on the planet-hunter legacy of the concluded Kepler mission. In order to find exoplanets, TESS is surveying stars -- and that's how it found the aftermath of a violent encounter.
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Samuel L. Jackson
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September 26, 2019 - 10:56 am
Amazon will introduce Samuel L. Jackson as the first celebrity voice for its Alexa virtual assistant later this year. Read more here.
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A woman on her phone.
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Kristen Johanson
September 25, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A Philadelphia state representative wants to make it illegal for people to send unwanted pictures of naked body parts to another person, and it all started with a worried dad.
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