Technology

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The Top 5 Sports Advancements That Need Inventing

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The world of science is evolving at an incredible rate. A fully automated motor vehicle is currently navigating Mars, a planet sitting over 33,000,000 miles from Earth. Advancements in medicine are allowing […]

08/08/2014

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SpaceX To Build Rocket Launch Site In South Texas

Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state’s southernmost tip.

08/04/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

One of the discs used to map the universe. Each hole represents a galaxy in a small portion of the night sky. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 NEWS)

TCU Among Schools Working To Map The Universe

If Google Earth is an impressive use of technology, then what TCU’s Astronomy Department is helping with will blow your mind. TCU is working with 40 institutions worldwide to make the biggest map that can be made — a map of the universe.

CBS 11–07/18/2014

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Doctors: More & More People Suffering From Technology Allergies

North Texas parents have yet another reason to limit the time that little ones spend with tech gadgets in their hands — devices containing nickel are being blamed for itchy, uncomfortable rashes, and not necessarily on users’ hands.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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Fort Worth Audit Says Tech Purchases Unneeded

A Fort Worth school district audit has deemed more than $2.7 million worth of computer equipment and technology as unnecessary or unused.

07/14/2014

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Mars ‘Flying Saucer’ Splashes Down After NASA Test

NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.

06/29/2014

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Winners Named In Global Underwater Robot Event

Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.

06/28/2014

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3-D Mammogram Scans May Find More Breast Cancer

3-D mammograms may be better at finding cancer than regular scans, a large study suggests. The study involved almost half a million breast scans, with more than one-third of them using relatively new 3-D imaging along with conventional scans.

06/24/2014

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Students Use 3-D Printer To Make Patient A Prosthetic Hand

A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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I-Team: Texas Firm Tracking Your Car With License Plate Cameras

Chances are better than 50-50 that the Fort Worth firm Digital Recognition Network (DRN) at some point has taken a picture of your vehicle’s license plate. The odds increase to nearly 100-percent if you live in a major city.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Red Cross Guides Emergency Crews With Word Clouds

When the clouds are dark outside, Dallas Red Cross volunteers now keep an eye on a cloud of words on a high definition monitor.

05/02/2014

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