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The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger …

Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules

<i>By CHRIS TOMLINSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</i><p>AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate convened Friday afternoon to begin debate and ultimately vote on a bill to implement some of the nation's toughest abortion restrictions.<p>Vocal demonstrators on both sides of the issue filled the Texas Capitol, opponents …

Local News Broadcast Airs Truly Unfortunate Report On Asiana Crash

No comment.<p>KTVU News read these names live on television today stating that the National Transportation Safety Board had confirmed that these were the pilots' of Asiana 214.<p>Friday afternoon, Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager, issued this statement apologizing for the broadcast …

TV

Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Monumental stone architecture has rarely been found in Veracruz, archaeologists. The remains of this ancient pyramid were discovered in Jaltipan.<p>Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years …

Archaeology

Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp

Fresh Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 21, 2013 74<p>This is how I know it’s officially summer.<p>Warm fruit<p>with a crispy topping<p>and melty …

In Response to the NSA, We Need A New Church Committee and We Need It Now

Edward Snowden: saving us from the United Stasi of America

In my estimation, there has not been in American history a more important leak than Edward Snowden's release of NSA material – and that definitely …

Edward Snowden hailed as hero, accused of treason – as it happened

11.22pm BST<p>Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our <b>live blog coverage</b> for the day. The day was defined by competing arguments about whistleblower Edward …

Edward Snowden's explosive NSA leaks have US in damage control mode

Washington was struggling to contain one of the most explosive national security leaks in US history on Monday, as public criticism grew of the …

Yahoo, Google, Facebook and more face fight to salvage reputations over NSA leaks

Google. Apple. Facebook. Microsoft: they are the brands that want the world to trust them with personal information, emails, photos, documents – yet …

Prior NSA Whistleblower Warns Edward Snowden: Government Will Seek “Revenge and Retaliation”

China: mother of baby freed from sewer pipe speaks out

The mother of the Chinese newborn rescued from a sewer pipe has said she kept her pregnancy secret after the father refused to stand by her and she …

Associated Press News

Viable Human Embryonic Stem Cells Created By Cloning

A paper in this week’s Cell describes how a team in Oregon finally achieved what many scientists have expected–and many others have dreaded: they derived embryonic stem cells from human embryos that they created in the lab themselves.<p>Shoukhrat Mitalipov and his team at Oregon Health and Science …

The world’s tallest building will be in the middle of an empty field in China

A Chinese firm best known for building air conditioning units is constructing a vertical city. Broad Sustainable Construction (BSB) said this week that next month it will finally break ground on the tower that will not only be the world’s tallest but could, according to BSB, become a model for how …

Skyscrapers

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Won't Apologize For Saying He Only Wants Cool Thin People To Wear His Clothes

In a statement to the Los Angeles Times, Jeffries said that his "choice of words was interpreted in a manner that has caused offense."<p>Jeffries said that his "7-year-old, resurrected quote has been taken out of context," but did admit that the brand "targets its marketing at a particular segment of …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Blog del Narco: mystery author who chronicled Mexico's drug war forced to flee

The author of a pioneering blog about Mexico's drug war has said that she has fled the country and that her blog partner has gone missing.<p>The young …

Cloning technique produces human stem cells for the first time

Researchers say they have finally managed to use cloning technology to make human embryos and grow stem cells from them in the hopes of making perfectly matched grow-your-own tissue transplants.<p>They used a human egg cell and parts of a human skin cell to grow a very early human embryo, then …

Kobe Bryant's relatives split over memorabilia auction

Kobe Bryant's mom says he lied in attempt to block auction of keepsakes.<p>CAMDEN, N.J. — A family feud between basketball star Kobe Bryant and his mom has intensified,with his mother claiming the Los Angeles Lakers guard has lied to block her planned sale of his memorabilia.<p>The athlete's father and …