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Testing new networking protocols

MIT researchers have developed a system for testing new traffic management protocols. The system requires no alteration to network hardware but still works at realistic speeds — 20 times as fast as networks of software-controlled routers. Click for a full ...

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The Many Faces of Rosetta’s Comet 67P

Click for a full size image A 100 foot-wide (30 meter), 28-million-pound (12.8-million-kilogram) boulder, was found to have moved 460 feet (140 meters) on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the lead up to perihelion in August 2015, when the comet’s activity was ...

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Pick Pumpkin for Better Health

Click for a full size image   Pick Pumpkin for Better Health Enjoy The Many Benefits of Pumpkin Yes, pumpkins look adorable carved and glowing on a front porch, and taste delicious baked into a pie slathered with whipped cream. ...

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Futuristic Clock Prepared for Space

Tom Cwik, the head of JPL’s Space Technology Program (left) and Allen Farrington, JPL Deep Space Atomic Clock Project Manager, view the recently integrated Atomic Clock Payload on Surrey Satellite US’s Orbital Test Bed Spacecraft. Image Credit: Surrey Satellite Technology. ...

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Under Scrutiny

Image: monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images Click for a full size image   Under Scrutiny Hospital patients less likely to die when accreditation surveys are underway By Jake Miller Patients treated at hospitals during unannounced accreditation inspections appear to have a slightly lower risk ...

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