The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

In 1995, while he was a graduate student at McGill University in Montreal, the biomedical scientist Peter Friedl saw something so startling it kept him awake for several nights. Coordinated groups of cancer cells he was growing in his adviser’s lab started moving through a network of fibers meant to …

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Goodbye Garage: the songs we unwittingly start our drive with

Listening to music in the car is a time-honored tradition. As far back as the 1930s, drivers were listening to AM radio on the first Motorola in-dash units. As the 20th century progressed, so did our in-vehicle technology. We went from AM to FM radio, in-dash record players, cassettes, the …

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There’s a new tablet app just for big rig drivers

There are 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. That’s a lot. Naturally, the trucking industry was one of the first to adopt things like in-cab nav systems. But One20 thinks it can do better, with a new platform and social network aimed directly at truck drivers. The …

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Mr. Robot’s mobile game is about the power and danger of texting

Video games are often defined by, well, video — the ability to create beautiful, visually compelling, even photorealistic representations of a digital world. This has become truer than ever with virtual reality, which is supposed to literally make you feel as though you’ve stepped beyond the screen. But in the …

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