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Root, the code-teaching robot

In the digital age, computing fuels some of the fastest-growing segments of the economy, making programming an increasingly important part of an American education. But the words "computer literacy" do not exactly excite ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Robotics
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qPAINT counts biomolecules inside cells

Many biological and pathological processes are not strictly controlled by the presence, absence or function of biomolecules such as proteins or nucleic acids but rather by subtle changes in their numbers at specific locations ...

dateMar 28, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Student develops fingerprint-based authentication app

Having trouble remembering all your online passwords? You're not alone. A recent study by identity management firm Centrify found that the average person has at least 19 online passwords, and that 25 percent of users forget ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Security
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Offsetting climate change's effects

Grasslands across North America will face higher summer temperatures and widespread drought by the end of the century, according to a new Harvard study on the effects of climate change.

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Environment
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