Archive: 07/30/2013

There's a new bug in town

There's a new bug in town, but entomologists stress its arrival is good news for El Paso residents and the environment.

dateJul 30, 2013 in Ecology
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Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games

In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Business
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Perseid fireballs

In astronomy, there's nothing quite like a bright meteor streaking across the glittering canopy of a moonless night sky. The unexpected flash of light adds a dash of magic to an ordinary walk under the stars.

dateJul 30, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Will smart watches find many buyers?

When it comes to the target market for a smart watch, I'm probably it: I love tech, I'm often an early adopter of new gadgets and, until very recently, I was a lifelong watch wearer. But even I'm not sure I really need or ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Masses of plastic particles found in Great Lakes

Already ravaged by toxic algae, invasive mussels and industrial pollution, North America's Great Lakes now confront another potential threat that few had even imagined until recently: untold millions of plastic litter bits, ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Environment
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Students to explore filmmaking with Google Glass

Beauty is in the eye of the Google Glass wearer. At least that's what the Internet search giant hopes a handful of young filmmakers will discover. Google is enlisting film students from five colleges to help it explore how ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Other
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