Twitter wants your ideas for how to fix Twitter. Seriously. – CNET

The social networking giant is holding a livestream to discuss ideas for how to measure the “health” of conversations on its service.

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Ruh-roh! ‘Supernatural’-’Scooby-Doo’ crossover almost here – CNET

Dean and Sam Winchester’s CW show drops them into the Hanna-Barbera world of Daphne, Fred, Velma, Shaggy and a certain Great Dane.

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Geek alert: Quantum computers explained – Austin Business Journal

Austin Business JournalGeek alert: Quantum computers explainedAustin Business JournalAnd know that she got both, at the same time, because that's how the world of atomic and subatomic particles and waves — aka, quantum mechanics — works. In theory, a functional and powerful quantum computer would “exploit quantum mechanics to solve …

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Scientists Propose Experiment to Test Quantum Gravity – Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsScientists Propose Experiment to Test Quantum GravityPopular MechanicsIf it does, however, finding it could help solve one of the biggest problems in physics and unify gravity with quantum mechanics. The two biggest discoveries of the 20th century have resisted all attempts by physicists to combine them into one grand …

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Big steps toward control of production of tiny building blocks

A new article describes in situ observation of plasma arc nanosynthesis that could lead to improved production of nanoparticles.

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Nanostructures made of previously impossible material

One could think that mixing different materials is easy — why not just melt them and pour them together? But if the goal is to create well-ordered crystals, things are more complicated. Scientists have now found a way to add large amounts of metal to semiconductor crystals, which changes their properties dramatically.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo headed for production? – Roadshow

This all-electric Geneva Motor Show starlet may become a reality sooner than you think.

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Adult dorms in Silicon Valley? Maybe the millennials were right – CNET

Commentary: Why are hard-working adults in San Francisco living in dorm rooms? This “lazy millennial” has a theory.

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Ghostery tool for web privacy goes open source – CNET

Unlocking the browser extension’s underpinnings could attract outside improvements and dispel ‘conspiracy theories’ about data about users it used to gather.

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Nanotechnology Treasure Trove – Product Design & Development

Nanotechnology Treasure TroveProduct Design & Development2D materials, which consist of a few layers of atoms, may well be the future of nanotechnology. They offer potential new applications and could be used in small, higher-performance and more energy-efficient devices. 2D materials were first discovered …

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