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By Matt McFarland Google announced Friday that it has achieved state-of-the-art results in using artificial intelligence to identify breast cancer. The findings are a reminder...

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By Jane Wakefield IBM has made its quantum computing system commercially available to businesses and beefed up an existing system used by the research community. The...

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By John Markoff In the coming age of robotics, many of those autonomous machines will be internet-connected and mobile. What could possibly go wrong? Significant security flaws...

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By Colin Dwyer To paraphrase an age-old saying: If at first you don't succeed, well, dust off the historic launch pad and try another liftoff. Not...

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By Annie Sneed Predicting earthquakes is the holy grail of seismology. After all, quakes are deadly precisely because they’re erratic—striking without warning, triggering fires and...

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By Kenneth Chang NASA will be heading to a metal world. The space agency announced on Wednesday that a spacecraft named Psyche would visit an asteroid...

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By Agence France-Presse in The Hague All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1...

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By Joel Achenbach The Trump people are taking over NASA, and it’s hard to predict how this will play out for the agency's human spaceflight...

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By Carl Zimmer Leah H. Somerville, a Harvard neuroscientist, sometimes finds herself in front of an audience of judges. They come to hear her speak...

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By Joel Achenbach Carl Sagan died 20 years ago Tuesday, at the far-too-young age of 62. He had many strong beliefs, none greater than his...