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Medtronic Paid For Product Reviews
2012-10-25 21:33:18

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc may have felt as if they had a real best-selling product on their hands when they released Infuse, a bone-grafting product.

Kids Still Love Reading
2012-10-23 21:45:41

Just as the seasons flow from one to the next, so too will the younger generation continue to confound and infuriate the older generations before them. It’s simply the way of life.

Italians Rule Cell Phone Use Causes Brain Tumors
2012-10-19 15:06:11

It’s a debate nearly as old as cell phones themselves: Whether these mobile devices can cause brain tumors or if they pose no direct danger to humans.

Megaupload Is Back As Mega
2012-10-19 09:13:58

Though he’s facing the full force of the FBI and entertainment industries for operating Megaupload, a file sharing service, Kim Schmitz (who later had his name changed to Kim Dotcom) is planning to get back into the business.

Understanding Glass Like Never Before
2012-10-17 13:21:41

A group of physicists from Emory University have put together a movie displaying the molecular movement of glass particles and have discovered that, unlike glass, these molecules slow down at low temperatures but never lock into a crystalline formation.

Tata Nano Plans To Bring Tiny Cars To US
2012-10-16 19:26:16

Indian automaker Tata took it on themselves a few years ago to create the world’s cheapest car, the Nano. At just under three grand in American dollars, they now want to break into the US market.

Robot Will Be Able To Think Like MacGyver
2012-10-15 07:46:02

Researchers from Georgia Tech have called upon the television series MacGyver for inspiration as they plan to build a robot able to use its own ingenuity to go into a dangerous situation and rescue any who may be in harm’s way.

Nissan Enters Automated Auto Market
2012-10-04 20:54:42

Computers and robots have long been used to do the tasks in life either too mundane or too dangerous for humans. From the early days of calculators, to the future of search and rescue missions, humans have always found a way to delegate tasks to these machines.

Disney Experiments With Light And 3D Printing
2012-10-04 04:53:19

For many, the future will be a place where instead of going to a store to buy a product or ordering it from the Internet and waiting for it to arrive, consumers will simply download it and have it printed almost instantly on their desktop 3D printer.

RIM Earnings Call Not So Painful
2012-09-28 12:47:41

Wall Street, as well as anyone who has been paying attention, expected RIM to post a giant loss when they gave their earnings call yesterday.


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