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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Six people have sealed themselves inside a white vinyl dome in Hawaii to embark on an eight-month test of how their mental health might fare during a mission to Mars.
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing -- surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin.
A Turkish girl has won an international prize in physics, after competing with young people from around 70 countries
CUPERTINO, United States - Agence France-Presse
Apple, facing tough competition in the cooling tablet market, on Oct. 16 unveiled a new line-up of iPads
SAN FRANCISCO - Agence France-Presse
Google's Eric Schmidt said US online spying is a threat so dire it could wind up 'breaking the Internet'
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system developed after the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
STOCKHOLM / LONDON - Reuters
A German and two American scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for smashing the size barrier in optical microscopes, allowing researchers to see individual molecules inside living cells
Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a new study says.
STOCKHOLM - Reuters
Two Japanese and a US scientist won the 2014 Physics Nobel for inventing a new energy efficient light source
The head of the private agency entrusted with running the Internet said that the group is on course to break free of US oversight late next year
The 'inner GPS' makes it possible to orient ourselves in space and help understand diseases like Alzheimer's
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
Electric car giant Tesla on Oct. 9 unveiled a new two-engine vehicle designed to perform in bad weather, featuring four-wheel drive and anti-collision technology.
Facebook on Oct. 1 vowed to ease its "real names" policy that prompted drag queen performers to quit the social network and sparked wider protests in the gay community and beyond.
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