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After Raid, San Francisco Reporter Seeks Return of Property
Israeli Scientists Brew Beer with Revived Ancient Yeasts
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Israeli Scientists Brew Beer with Revived Ancient Yeasts

After Raid, San Francisco Reporter Seeks Return of Property

By Ilan Ben Zion |
Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 yea...

Arkansas Newspaper Gambles on Free iPads as the Future

Arkansas Newspaper Gambles on Free iPads as the Future

By Hannah Grabenstein | May 27
The digital replica looks just like the printed paper and is intuitive to navigate within the app. Clicking on the jump takes the user to the continuing story. The text can be enlarged. All pictures are in color; some also reveal videos.

SpaceX Launches 60 Little Satellites, 1st of Thousands

SpaceX Launches 60 Little Satellites, 1st of Thousands

By Marcia Dunn | May 26
SpaceX has launched 60 little satellites, the first of thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage.

Virtual Reality Helps Police Learn to Interact with Autistic

Virtual Reality Helps Police Learn to Interact with Autistic

By Michael Balsamo | May 25
An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up. He's followed by a storekeeper demanding he come back inside. The situation quickly escalates, and police are called.

NASA's First-of-Kind Tests Look to Manage Drones in Cities

NASA's First-of-Kind Tests Look to Manage Drones in Cities

By Scott Sonner | May 25
NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight.

Facebook: Fake Account Removal Doubles in 6 Months to 3B

Facebook: Fake Account Removal Doubles in 6 Months to 3B

By Barbara Ortutay | May 25
Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become "active" users of the social network.