Michele Helsel

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US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…

Surprisingly Close Star System Discovered

Changing Planet<p>Looks like astronomers may have new hunting grounds to search for exoplanets , and it’s close– in fact it’s just in our local interstellar neighborhood. A new-found star system at only 6.5 light years away now ranks as the third nearest to our solar system and the closest to be …

Verdict issued on skeleton found in parking lot: It's King Richard III

Experts say DNA analysis supports their claim that the bones dug up last year under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester are the last mortal remains of England's King Richard III.<p>"It's the academic conclusion of the University of Leicester that beyond reasonable doubt the individual …

Archaeology

(Re)watch the Google Nexus 7/Android 4.3/Chromecast launch event

If you missed something, if you must have all the details straight from the source, or if you just like Sundar Pichai & co., here’s the full recording of the media event where Android 4.3, the new Nexus 7, and Chromecast were launched.<p>For the essential stuff only, read our rundown post (with video).

Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

Smart TV

All of These Google Chromecast Ads Are Awesome

Lots of smart people I know are very, very excited about Chromecast, Google’s new TV-streaming gadget.<p>I think it’s pretty cool, too. But only as an …

Feds tell Web firms to turn over user account passwords

"This is one of those unanswered legal questions: Is there any circumstance under which they could get password information?" <br />--Jennifer Granick, Stanford University

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