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Melted Nuclear Fuel Seen Inside Second Fukushima Reactor

Melted Nuclear Fuel Seen Inside Second Fukushima Reactor

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jan 20
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Friday that a long telescopic probe successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors.

Drone Rescue Off Australian Beach Heralded As World First

Drone Rescue Off Australian Beach Heralded As World First

By Rod McGuirk | Jan 20
A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue.

Neo-Nazi Publisher Won't Reveal Whereabouts, Citing Threats

Neo-Nazi Publisher Won't Reveal Whereabouts, Citing Threats

By Michael Kunzelman | Jan 20
Andrew Anglin operates a neo-Nazi website notorious for publishing personal information about the targets of its internet trolling campaigns. But The Daily Stormer's publisher refused this week to publicly reveal where he is living.

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

By Seth Borenstein | Jan 19
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.

Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

By Tom Murphy | Jan 19
Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.

Click, Tap, Buy: Holiday Shoppers Spent Record Amount Online

Click, Tap, Buy: Holiday Shoppers Spent Record Amount Online

Jan 18
Shoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season.

Motion-Sensing Cameras Capture Candid Wildlife Shots

Motion-Sensing Cameras Capture Candid Wildlife Shots

By Mead Gruver | Jan 18
As these devices get ever smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using them to document elusive creatures like never before.

Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise as Retail Data Source

Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise as Retail Data Source

By Ivan Moreno | Jan 17
Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that track people's movements

Wave of Lawsuits Filed to Block Net Neutrality Repeal

Wave of Lawsuits Filed to Block Net Neutrality Repeal

By Tali Arbel | Jan 17
The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun.

Lifelike Robots Made in Hong Kong Meant to Win Over Humans

Lifelike Robots Made in Hong Kong Meant to Win Over Humans

By Kelvin Chan | Jan 16
David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems.

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