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What Makes Gecko Feet So Sticky?
What Makes Gecko Feet So Sticky?

What gives geckos the remarkable ability to run upside down across ceilings and stop short on smooth vertical surfaces? Scientists say that you could call it "the hierarchy of hairs."

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Expert Urges California Nuke Plant To Close Until Quake Tested Expert Wants Calif Nuke Plant Closed

Questions if it can withstand big quake.

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Teens Turning to E-Cigarettes: A Dangerous Trend Teens and E-Cigs: A Dangerous Trend

Twice as likely to smoke when older.

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California Earthquake Damage Could Hit a Billion Dollars Earthquake Damage Could Reach $1B

Economic toll hits cash-strapped state.

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Researchers May Have a New Way To Find Moons Planning a New Way To Find Moons

Astrophysicists stuck in a rut.

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Computing
Dropbox Joins the Storage Price Wars
Salesforce Debuts Community Cloud
HP Recalls 5 Million AC Power Cords
Digital Life
Apple To Release Largest iPad Ever
NSA Uses Google-Like Search Engine
Verizon Hops on Voice-LTE Bandwagon
Discovery
Mom, Son Find Fossils 22 Years Apart
Ancient Flying Lizard Discovered
Greece: Important Tomb Found in Dig
Space
Planning a New Way To Find Moons
Astronauts Release Baby Satellite
Space Specks May Be Alien Visitors
Innovation
Glass Adds Voice Access to Contacts
Samsung Buys SmartThings
BioBattery Tattoo May Power a Phone
Health
Japan Readies Flu Drug To Beat Ebola
Teens and E-Cigs: A Dangerous Trend
Ebola: Finding Its Natural Source
Science News
Kids' Brains Make Shift To Learn Math
Bacterium Destroys Tumors' Heart
Ebola Treatment Made in Tobacco
Environment
Expert Wants Calif Nuke Plant Closed
Earthquake Damage Could Reach $1B
Study Blames Humans for Ice Melt
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Physicists Help To Boost Animation
 
Checking the Vitals on Your Doctor
 
Study: 5 Produce Servings for Health
 
Teachers Learn Science at Tech Firms
 
Glass Adds Voice Access to Contacts
 
Rufus Cuff a Crowd-Funded Success
 
Bacterium Destroys Tumors' Heart
And triggers immune system boost.
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HTC One M8 Windows Phone Unveiled
Can be POS device for small business.
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Ebola: Finding Its Natural Source
Discovering origins could halt spread.
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Sprint Dumps T-Mobile Merger
Looks to the future with new chief exec.
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Network Security Spotlight
Are Government Spies Tipping Off Tor?
Less than a month ago, tech news headlines heralded a Tor Project breach. Now, some are saying that government spies are sharing information with Tor to help it prevent future breaches.
 
Backoff Malware Hits 1,000+ Businesses, Likely More
More than 1,000 businesses across the U.S. might have been affected by Backoff, a new kind of point-of-sale (PoS) malware, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
 
PlayStation Network Back Online After Attack
Sony’s PlayStation and Entertainment Network are back online after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack crashed the systems on Sunday. But Sony says no personal info was accessed.
 

Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Apple Set To Release Largest iPad Ever
Tech giant Apple seems to have adopted the mantra “go big or go home.” The company is planning to introduce its largest iPad ever: a 12.9-inch behemoth that will dwarf its largest existing models.
 
Alert: HP Recalls 5 Million Notebook AC Power Cords
HP is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in the U.S. and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.
 
Acer's New Desktop Box Rides the Chrome OS Wave
Filling out its Chrome OS line, Acer is following the introduction of a larger Chromebook line earlier this month with a new tiny $180 desktop Chromebox and also a smaller Chromebook.
 

Mobile Technology Spotlight
Apple Set To Release Largest iPad Ever
Tech giant Apple seems to have adopted the mantra “go big or go home.” The company is planning to introduce its largest iPad ever: a 12.9-inch behemoth that will dwarf its largest existing models.
 
Verizon Hops on the Voice-Over-LTE Bandwagon
Wireless provider Verizon is gearing up for a nationwide launch of its Voice-over-LTE service over the next several weeks, promising clearer and crisper phone calls and a Skype-like video service.
 
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Law in California; Will Other States Follow?
California’s new law -- signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday -- aimed at deterring cellphone theft could mean most mobile phones sold in the U.S. will soon include similar “kill-switch” tech.
 

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