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A ‘David and Goliath’ Story for Personal Computers
How the “Silicon Cowboys” of Compaq’s early days took on the behemoth IBM with a 28-pound portable computer.
New Clues to Memory Glitch Behind ‘Senior Moments’
One memory-related gene may retire later in life, leaving you wondering, “Where’d I put my keys?”
Space Telescope Reawakened for an Asteroid Hunt
NASA will give the dormant WISE space telescope a new task, enlisting it in the hunt for near-Earth asteroids.
Scientists still have little idea what spurs people to take their own lives.
Ancient Beads with an Otherworldly Origin
Iron beads made from meteoric metals predate the Iron Age.
How to Make a Beer Home Brew
How to brew the perfect ale and lager from your stove top.