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Why memory chips won't get any smaller anytime soon
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Why memory chips won't get any smaller anytime soon

Existing chips are expected to hit a physical limit within the next five years, triggering a race among chipmakers to find the technology to eventually supplant NAND flash and dynamic random access memory (DRAM).

Why memory chips won't get any smaller anytime soon
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Why memory chips won't get any smaller anytime soon

Existing chips are expected to hit a physical limit within the next five years, triggering a race among chipmakers to find the technology to eventually supplant NAND flash and dynamic random access memory (DRAM).

San Fran startup turns data science into a sport
Tech

San Fran startup turns data science into a sport

By turning data-mining into a crowdsourced contest, Kaggle hopes solution creators for big data problems are paid like professional athletes, and that is what it has set out to do.

San Fran startup turns data science into a sport
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San Fran startup turns data science into a sport

By turning data-mining into a crowdsourced contest, Kaggle hopes solution creators for big data problems are paid like professional athletes, and that is what it has set out to do.

Second neutrino team refutes faster-than-light find
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Second neutrino team refutes faster-than-light find

European researchers said they have measured the speed of neutrinos and found the subatomic particles don't travel faster than light after all.

Second neutrino team refutes faster-than-light find
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Second neutrino team refutes faster-than-light find

European researchers said they have measured the speed of neutrinos and found the subatomic particles don't travel faster than light after all.

Meet Kairuku, the giant prehistoric penguin
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Meet Kairuku, the giant prehistoric penguin

Experts from New Zealand and the United States have reconstructed the fossil skeleton of one of the giant sea birds for the first time, revealing long wings, a slender build and a spear-like bill that have them describing it as one elegant bird.

Meet Kairuku, the giant prehistoric penguin
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Meet Kairuku, the giant prehistoric penguin

Experts from New Zealand and the United States have reconstructed the fossil skeleton of one of the giant sea birds for the first time, revealing long wings, a slender build and a spear-like bill that have them describing it as one elegant bird.

Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras
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Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras

A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday.

Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras
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Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras

A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday.

Hot or not: Is Facebook on the slide?
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Hot or not: Is Facebook on the slide?

Seemingly unassailable in its position as top dog, Facebook dominates the social media pack but there's a lone voice casting doubts on its traffic figures and finances, and suggesting that an IPO this year would be unlikely.

Hot or not: Is Facebook on the slide?
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Hot or not: Is Facebook on the slide?

Seemingly unassailable in its position as top dog, Facebook dominates the social media pack but there's a lone voice casting doubts on its traffic figures and finances, and suggesting that an IPO this year would be unlikely.

Citizen Science: How you can be an armchair archaeologist
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Citizen Science: How you can be an armchair archaeologist

Want to be an archaeologist, but don't fancy working under the hot desert sun? Go check out Ancient Lives, a new website which has 140,000 previously untranslated fragments of papyrus online, where members of the public can help transcribe and catalogue them.

Citizen Science: How you can be an armchair archaeologist
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Citizen Science: How you can be an armchair archaeologist

Want to be an archaeologist, but don’t fancy working under the hot desert sun? Go check out Ancient Lives, a new website which has 140,000 previously untranslated fragments of papyrus online, where members of the public can help transcribe and catalogue them.

Sticking a thermometer into a dinosaur (well sort of)
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Sticking a thermometer into a dinosaur (well sort of)

New research that could well be considered as "sticking a thermometer" in dinosaurs, Caltech scientists, for the first time ever, have measured the body temperature of the animal.