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Archival photos offer research value

A crowdmapping project developed by EPFL and HEIG-VD gives volunteers the chance to compare the Switzerland of the 1960s with that of today through archival photos. An exhibition organized by EPFL's Modern Construction Archives ...

Google opens online window on toll of climate change

As world leaders gathered in Paris on Monday in the hope to stopping catastrophic climate change, Google Maps provided online views of remote locations where wildlife is struggling for survival.

The next Napa earthquake could be much bigger, scientists find

The magnitude 6 earthquake that shook the Napa Valley in August was the strongest the region had felt in more than 20 years. But the next earthquake in the area could be much stronger, according to preliminary research from ...

Obama names Google exec as new technology officer

US President Barack Obama on Thursday named Google vice president Megan Smith as his new chief technology officer, charged with unleashing the power of data and computers inside the fusty world of government.

Having fun with the equation of time

If you're like us, you might've looked at a globe of the Earth in elementary school long before the days of Google Earth and wondered just what that strange looking figure eight thing on its side was.

Google responds to Glass misuse

Google must have been getting some negative feedback on people misusing Google Glass. It hasn't overtly admitted as much, of course, but we can tell because of a communiqué that has been issued to "Glass Explorers" – the ...

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