The money is part of loan guarantees administered by the Department of Energy.
Flattr, brought to you by the hackers behind the Pirate Bay, is paying real dividends for sites in its private beta.
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Using new classes of engineered fluorescent proteins, scientists get closer to storing data at unprecedented densities.
A curious NASA mission, known as Project M, could send a robot to the moon, soon.
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Tibetans possess genetic variations that may protect against altitude sickness.
The gravitational equivalent of an electrical transformer could reveal bizarre new properties of space-time.
A developing standard for exchanging social information is being tested by Microsoft, Google, and Facebook.