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Technique Captures Striking Video of Neurons in Mid-Connection

MSNBC: Tech & science - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:45pm
Neuroscientists in Illinois have invented a new way to visualize groups of neurons as they grow and make connections with one another. The resulting imagery is as insightful as it is beautiful.
    





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Sony Wants You to Pay $1,100 For Digital Paper

MSNBC: Tech & science - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:45pm
With so much buzz over tech companies, it’s easy to forget that many industries still rely on pens and paper.Well, good news, lawyers, teachers and government workers: Sony has launched Digital Paper.What is it? Digital Paper is kind of like a tablet and e-reader, packaged with a stylus.
    





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Plane Q&A: How Long Will The Black Box Data Last?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:35pm

NBC's Tom Costello answers a viewer question about how long the data on an airplane's black box remains viable.


    





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It's Cute, It's Cuddly, It's Sapping Your Willpower

MSNBC: Business - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:30pm
Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated Gergana Nenkov's professional affiliation. She is a professor at Boston College, not Boston University.You've just scrolled through two dozen GIFs of cats jumping into boxes. Now, get ready to kiss your willpower goodbye.
    





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Embattled Christie Appointee Resigns

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:04pm
Port Authority head David Samson, an ally of Gov. Chris Christie and one of the key individuals cited in the ongoing investigations into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, has resigned.
    





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Chinese Pickers Prepare 'Ultimate Green Tea' By Hand

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:48pm
Spring marks the beginning of tea picking season in China, and with it brings the famous green tea renowned for its high quality, Longjing tea.
    





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Colorado Sending National Guard to Join Mudslide Search

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:48pm
Reinforcements are on the way for search teams plying the mire of a massive mudslide in Washington.Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper tweeted Friday he's sending National Guard members to aid the cause.%3Cblockquote%20class=%22twitter-tweet%22%20lang=%22en%22%3E%3Cp%3EBy%20exec.
    





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Mississippi Death Row Inmate Michelle Byrom Challenges Drugs

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:48pm
A woman facing execution in Mississippi filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the drugs the state has purchased for her lethal injection.
    





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Gas Prices Expected to Ease Up

MSNBC: Business - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:28pm
Gasoline prices have clocked a 7 percent jump over the past six weeks, but chin up drivers: The national average is expected to start hitting the brakes in the next few weeks and stay low even during summer driving season.
    





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Watch Live: Gov. Christie Holds Press Conference

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:24pm

LIVE VIDEO — New Jersey Gov. Christie holds a press conference a day after an review committee concluded that he was not aware of the Bridgegate scandal.








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Are You a Procrastinator? We Want To Hear From You.

MSNBC: Health - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:18pm
Readers, are you among the millions of people who have waited until the last few days to sign up for health insurance on one the the exchanges? We want to hear from you!Email us here and tell us your story -- was it easy to sign up? Why did you wait? Did you have health insurance before?
    





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Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Shatters Orbit Record

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:17pm
The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has broken its own all-time endurance record in orbit after more than 470 days of circling the Earth on a mystery mission for the American military.
    





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British Airways Apologizes for 'Discover the Indian Ocean' Ad

MSNBC: Business - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:13pm
British Airways is withdrawing an ill-timed advertising campaign featuring an underwater background and the tag line: “Escape the commute and discover the Indian Ocean.
    





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Gov. Christie Holds Press Conference

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:07pm

LIVE VIDEO — New Jersey Gov. Christie holds a press conference a day after an review committee concluded that he was not aware of the Bridgegate scandal.








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Mississippi Death Row Inmate Michelle Byrom Challenges Drugs

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:07pm
A woman facing execution in Mississippi filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the drugs the state has purchased for her lethal injection.






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Muddy Search Dog Rests After Hard Day's Work in Oso Recovery Effort

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:02pm
A search dog waits by the feet of Washington National Guardsmen to be washed after working the debris field created by the Oso mudslide. Seventy Guardsmen from across Washington have been activated to help with search and recovery efforts in the wake of Saturday's mudslide.






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Taco Bell Boss: Canada Needs To Take Justin Bieber Back

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:02pm

Look Canada, we'll make you a deal: All the waffle tacos you want, but Canadian-born singer Justin Bieber has to come home to stay.


    





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Muddy Search Dog Rests After Hard Day's Work in Oso Recovery Effort

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:01pm
A search dog waits by the feet of Washington National Guardsmen to be washed after working the debris field created by the Oso mudslide. Seventy Guardsmen from across Washington have been activated to help with search and recovery efforts in the wake of Saturday's mudslide.
    





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Married People Have Fewer Heart Problems, Study Finds

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:01pm
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.
    





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Millennial Millionaires Just Want to Get Rich

MSNBC: Business - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:57pm
Maybe the millennials aren't doing so badly after all.A slew of recent media reports and studies have painted the millennials as a generation defined by financial hardship and struggle.
    





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