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Scientists in Europe Downplay Likely Loss of Mars Lander

Oct 23
Scientists at the European Space Agency downplayed the likely loss of its Mars lander, saying Thursday that a wealth of data sent back by the experimental probe would help them prepare for a future mission to the red planet.

App Helps Save Seattle Cardiac Patient

By Gene Johnson | Oct 23
If your heart is going to stop, right outside a hospital is not a bad place for it. And if 41 people within a 330-yard radius have a cellphone app alerting them to your distress, so much the better.

US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming

By Raphael Satter | Oct 23
The world should brace itself for more physically destructive hacks, two senior cybersecurity officials said Wednesday, warning that a more dangerous era of hacking was already upon us.

Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Oct 22
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

Winter Outlook: Warm South; Cooler North; Murky In Middle

Oct 22
Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in stripes of different weather: Warmer and drier than normal in the south, and colder and wetter than usual in the far north.

NASA: Jupiter Spacecraft Detects Problem, Turns Off Camera

By Alicia Chang | Oct 22
The space agency said Wednesday that Juno detected a problem, went into safe mode and shut off its cameras and instruments hours before it was supposed to pass over Jupiter's dense cloud tops.

Cyberattacks On Key Internet Firm Disrupt Internet Services

By Raphael Satter And Frank Bajak | Oct 22
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday.

Review: 'Imaginators' Lets Kids Build Their Own Skylanders

By Lou Kesten | Oct 22
If classic Skylanders like the pirate octopus Wash Buckler and the reptilian Rattle Shake give you nightmares, wait 'til you see what the kids come up with.

Belichick Says He 'Can't Take It Anymore' with Tablet Use

By Kyle Hightower | Oct 22
Bill Belichick is throwing in the towel in his ongoing fight with the use of tablets on the sideline.

GRINDHER? Say Goodbye to Your Current Fruit Fly and Hello to GalPal

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Attention gay men! The days of settling for whichever drunken bachelorette-party reject glommed onto you at the local gay bar are over. Debuting this summer, the new app GalPal connects gay men and straight women to create lasting friendships.

Trump Denials Notwithstanding, Intelligence Officials Point to Russia in Democratic Hacks

By Deb Reichmann | Oct 21
Actually, the U.S. government says it does have an idea, and has concluded it was Russia who hacked into the Democratic National Committee

Army and Tufts Study How People Think, Respond Under Stress

By Jennifer McDermott | Oct 21
Scientists and engineers are figuring out how to measure, predict and enhance people's cognitive capabilities, so they can better solve problems and remember information in high-stakes environments.

Robot Pilots May Someday Fly Passenger and Cargo Planes

By Joan Lowy | Oct 21
Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: A robot in the cockpit to help human pilots fly passengers and cargo - and eventually even replace them.

'Porn Emergency' :: YouTube Glitch Behind Training Video Goof

By John O'Connor | Oct 20
At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared.

CO2 to Fish Food, Other Ideas Advance in $20M XPRIZE Contest

By Mead Gruver | Oct 19
With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete to fish food, teams from six countries have advanced beyond the first phase of a $20 million XPRIZE contest to find profitable uses for CO2 emitted by power plants.

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