Tech

HIV Vaccine Fails In Medical Trial, NIH Halts The Study

Despite the recent success of certain vaccines in curing a handful of patients lately, the HVTN 505 has been halted due to its poor performance.

Research Finds E. Coli Bacteria Capable Of Producing Fossil Fuels

Though not economically viable just yet, the research has proven that we may soon have a renewable source of fossil fuels at our disposal.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev And Twitter: A Cyber-Match For The Ages?

People have flocked to the suspected bomber's Twitter account to gain insight into the tragedy, and they're not being quiet about it either.

Graphene: The Miracle Material That May Soon Be A Household Necessity

Researchers have been investigating graphene for several years, but the public has remained largely unaware of its potential. Here's why you should get acquainted with the miracle material.
Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 Release Date Approaches As DICE's GM Reveals Interest in Esports, Confirms Removal of Co-op

In a new video interview, DICE GM Karl Magnus Troedsson reveals a few new details about the game and his interest in bringing the game to Esports competitions.
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FTC Moves Against Robocalls, Award $50,000 to Promising Solutions to Unwanted Telemarketing

The Federal Trade Commission has long sought ways to prevent robocalls – automated, unsolicited telemarketing calls that often contain dubious or outright fake offers -- the telephone equivalent of spam emails.
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Google Raises Legal Action Against The Swedish Language Council

Google has found itself in a bit of a legal scuffle, albeit a rather silly one, with Europe's Swedish Language Council.
Gay Marriage

Facebook Red Equal Sign: What The Symbol Means And Why It's All Over Social Networks

If you've been on Facebook in the past 24 hours then you may have noticed that more and more people are switching out their profile pictures for a photo of a red square with a pink equal sign.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Release Date: Rumors Says September Debut With Flexible Display

Rumors say the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is slated for a September debut with an unbreakable flexible screen.
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Scientists Find A Carbon-Neutral Way To Turn CO2 Into Fuel Using Microorganisms

It's a well-known fact that carbon dioxide is one of the main culprits behind our planet's rising temperatures, but scientists from the University of Georgia have now created a microorganism that can make something useful out of the harmful gas in hopes of alleviating some of our planet's woes.
Invisibility Cloak

Scientists Say Invisibility Cloak, Like Harry Potter's, Can Mask Objects From Microwave Detection

The scientific pursuit of invisibility --- a la the cloak of invisibility used by the world's most popular fictional wizard, Harry Potter --- has in the past been weighed down by a number of rather cumbersome inventions.
Nintendo Wii U

Wii U Release Date, Price: Break Down of Features as Launch Day Approaches

Nintendo's Wii U will be available in North American retailers on Nov. 18. Nintendo will launch the console in two sets - deluxe and basic.
Orioles stun Rangers 5-1 to win wildcard

Orioles Stun Rangers 5-1 to Win Wildcard

The Baltimore Orioles' improbable ride continued on Friday when they hammered the two-time defending American League (AL) champion Texas Rangers 5-1 in the first ever one-game AL wildcard showdown.
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