If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
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Critics call emphasis on large-scale computer simulations in EU brain project premature.
A new process can cheaply clean extremely briny water coming up from oil wells.
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