BOSTON (AP) - A Stanford University professor has won a $500,000 award from a Massachusetts Institute of Technology program in recognition of his inventions.
In awarding the 2012 Lemelson-MIT Prize, university officials on Monday called Stephen Quake "a prolific i
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, topped with the company's Dragon spacecraft, is now three for three after a flawless launch in the predawn hours Tuesday morning.
Coming after two previous successful test launches in 2010, Tuesday's historic mission to the International Space Sta
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In a rare bipartisan vote, the Senate on Wednesday passed a postal reform bill to head off a potential shutdown at the struggling US Postal Service, which now owes $13 billion to the Treasury and is expected to run out of cash as early as this summer.
The Senate bill aims to ease post
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The worst part of traveling is getting stuck on a massively lengthy flight, especially if you're in a window seat next to a crying baby, a snorer, or that anxious passenger who won't stop shaking his nervous leg.
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From platforming games to sports, first-person shooters to massive open world RPGs, this year has had something for anyone who deems themselves even a casual gamer. Ever wanted to slay a dragon? Done. Fight a world war? Easy. Want to make Bird dunk on Magic.
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It's been a while coming, but Raymond Li and his fellow engineers are finally in a position to bring their water-powered jetpack to the commercial market, turning the ultimate childhood fantasy into reality for millions around the world. Well, maybe not millions.