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Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-res audio

A quarter of a century after the Walkman made music portable and turned Sony into a household name around the world, the company is hoping to set the agenda again with "high-res" audio. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Biologist tries to explain Captain America and the Hulk with science

Comic book writers almost always spin up some inventive pseudo-science to explain how normal men and women transform into superheroes, but what if a real biologist took a crack at it? Sebastian Alvarado, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, … Continue reading

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Khmer Rouge conviction: 4 questions about Cambodia’s historic ruling – Christian Science Monitor

Getty Images Khmer Rouge conviction: 4 questions about Cambodia's historic rulingChristian Science MonitorThe two most senior living leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were convicted today of crimes against humanity, the first major convictions in a marathon war-crimes tribunal. More … Continue reading

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Khmer Rouge conviction: 4 questions about Cambodia’s historic ruling – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Khmer Rouge conviction: 4 questions about Cambodia's historic rulingChristian Science MonitorThe two most senior living leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were convicted today of crimes against humanity, the first major convictions in a marathon war-crimes tribunal. … Continue reading

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Night at the museum: U.S. adults embrace art, science sleepovers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones. Now adults are getting to join the fun. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Syria’s President Assad says the Arab Spring is dead – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Syria's President Assad says the Arab Spring is deadChristian Science MonitorSyrian President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in today for his third, seven-year term in power. He vowed to crush his opponents and pronounced the 'death' of the … Continue reading

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Weekends with Engadget: DARPA’s mad science projects, Google’s 3D-mapping tablet and more!

This week, we dove into the history of DARPA, explored the hand-drawn world of Cuphead, took an in-depth look at Google's 3D-mapping tablet and interviewed two people who managed to cut ties with technology. Read on for Engadget's news highlights … Continue reading

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Germany boots US spy. How much does America eavesdrop on its allies? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Germany boots US spy. How much does America eavesdrop on its allies?Christian Science MonitorThe US has a long history of spying on its friends. Tensions between the US and Germany were raised last year by Edward Snowden's … Continue reading

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The Kurdish push for independence is a big problem for Baghdad – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor The Kurdish push for independence is a big problem for BaghdadChristian Science MonitorIraqi Kurdistan is moving ahead with independence plans. With Kurds also holding an important swing vote in Iraq's parliament, this is a problem. A big … Continue reading

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No more little green men? Putin takes military option in Ukraine off table. (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor No more little green men? Putin takes military option in Ukraine off table. (+video)Christian Science MonitorVladimir Putin today asked Russia's parliament to repeal the March 1 resolution that allowed him to send troops to Ukraine, as peace … Continue reading

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