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Lifelike Robots Made in Hong Kong Meant to Win Over Humans
Amazon to Debut Cashier-Less Store in Downtown Seattle
Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

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Amazon to Debut Cashier-Less Store in Downtown Seattle

Lifelike Robots Made in Hong Kong Meant to Win Over Humans

Amazon employees have been testing it, but is the public ready for a cashier-less store?

Beset by Traffic Via Navigation Apps, Town Restricts Access

Beset by Traffic Via Navigation Apps, Town Restricts Access

By David Porter | Jan 23
As a response to navigation apps that re-route some of the tens of thousands of vehicles headed to the bridge, Leonia is to start imposing fines Monday on non-residents who drive on residential streets during commuting hours.

Facebook to Emphasize 'Trustworthy' News Via User Surveys

Facebook to Emphasize 'Trustworthy' News Via User Surveys

By Tali Arbel | Jan 22
In a blog post and a Facebook post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday, the company said it is surveying users about their familiarity with and trust in news sources. That data will influence what others see in their news feeds.

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

Jan 22
A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites.

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

By Michael Biesecker | Jan 21
A top manager who supervises the program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 21
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.