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Computer career classes bear Apple co-founder’s imprint

Apple co-founder and computer designer Steve Wozniak has lent his name to Woz U, an online class provider aimed at saving money for future tech workers.
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U.S.-led cybersecurity contest gets more global

Thousands of students from around the world are taking part in a global cybersecurity contest aimed at finding talent and boosting interest in the field.

What’s the secret ingredient in tomorrow’s smartphone battery?

Scientists are on the brink of finding new ways to store energy for your smartphone. Advanced concepts include using oxygen or saltwater as a component.

Better eating — and less waste — through science

Biotechnology can improve crop traits to inhibit browning or bruising. That single change can make the food system more efficient and sustainable.
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3-D printing gives Oscar statuette a classic look

The symbol of film's highest achievement, golden statuette Oscar, is getting a high-tech makeover for the 2017 Academy Awards.
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Help the world. Invest in young scientists.

Investing in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math) pays big dividends for everyone. If you don’t believe it, read about these amazing inventions...

These students taught a robot to swim in a cattle trough....

During World War II, Palau, a small island nation in the Western Pacific Ocean, was the scene of a fierce battle between American and...
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U.S. is on the road to solving an urban environmental problem

Los Angeles and other U.S. cities are covering their asphalt roads with a coating that prevents the blacktop from absorbing and radiating the sun's heat.
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Can the Earth be saved by turning CO2 to stone?

There may be a new way to capture harmful greenhouse gases and keep global temperatures from rising without doing other damage to the Earth.