On the Starship Enterprise, replicators were devices that were used "to dematerialize matter and then reconstitute it in another form," according to Startrek.com. For Captain Picard's hungry crew, in particular, that usually meant nostalgically reconstituting meals on demand to appease a sudden craving. Though we remain a long way away from being able to transmogrify matter … [Read more...] about New 3-D printing technique creates solid objects using rays of light
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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 3, 2018 / 4:34 PM GMT By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO — A push this year by tech companies to open a window on the political ads that they sell has failed to satisfy lawmakers and researchers who worry that shadowy groups … [Read more...] about Facebook, Google and Twitter shine light on campaign ads — but only so far
(Reuters) - The Hoover Tower rises above Stanford University in this aerial photo in Palo Alto, California, U.S. on January 13, 2017. Picture taken January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Noah Berger For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational … [Read more...] about Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities
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