Technology In School

Do Uniforms Make a Difference in Speed Skating?
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It seems the USA speed skaters aren’t doing as well as they had hoped to in the 2014 Winter Olympics. One idea is that the new uniforms could be part of the problem. I don’t know much about skating, so …     

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<i>Reg</i> readers fret over misty-eyed LOHAN
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Foggy weather ahead for Vulture 2 spaceplane’s miniature camera? Our heads-up last week on the Vulture 2 spaceplane’s miniature Raspberry Pi camera (Picam), prompted some readers to express concerns that we were heading for trouble in the imaging department.…

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From 0 to ERUPTION in 60 days: You thought that VOLCANO was COLD?
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‘I’ve been a frickin’ evil doctor for 30 frickin’ years!’ Volcanoes can get ready to blow in a lot less time than boffins previously thought, but their magma is usually kept in a near-solid state.…

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School Board ok's new technology, Ketchikan wins Edgenuity prize …
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Sami Wright is one of the students in the video Ketchikan submitted for the Edgenuity video contest. At the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board meeting Wednesday night, the board approved new technology for the …

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Robo-termites will stack boxes <i>IN SPAAACE</i>
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Swarms of worker-bots could build structures in dangerous conditions Researchers at Harvard University have developed a small robot designed to work in large groups to build structures.…

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Elon Musk Says Larger Batteries Might Be On the Way
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mknewman writes “Elon Musk intimated that more-powerful batteries could be on the way for the Model S. The most potent battery pack currently offered in the Model S holds 85 kWh of juice, or enough for 265 miles of driving. Musk wasn’t terribly specific, however: ‘There is the potential for bigger battery packs in the […]

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Report: School technology price tag as much as $750 million | The …
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House Speaker Becky Lockhart unveiled details of her plan to invest as much as $300 million for technology in schools Thursday, but a soon-to-be released report suggests the price tag to put devices in every …

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‘The Mystery of the Martian Doughnut’ solved by NASA sleuths
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Definitely not a fast-growing fungus – sadly NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory says it has solved the mystery of a doughnut-shaped rock that appeared in front of its Opportunity Mars rover in January.…

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Lenovo net profit jumps 29 percent in 3Q on PC sales
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Chinese electronics giant reports $265 million in net profit in the third quarter on shipments of 15.3 million PCs.

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