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Lost phone? Google's got an app for that, coming this month

Google has announced that it will begin offering a free device location and security service for Android phones and tablets for the first time later this month, addressing a longstanding omission in Mountain View's mobile OS.
Neil McAllister, 03 Aug 2013

Geneticists resolve human dilemma of Adam's boy-toy status

The largest-ever study of the male Y chromosome has shown that the so-called "Adam" – the most common genetic ancestor to modern humans – is much older than previously thought, which solves a troubling dilemma for geneticists.
Iain Thomson, 03 Aug 2013

US Republican enviro-vets: 'Climate change is real. Deal with it'

CommentA quartet of former US Environmental Protection Agency administrators has come out in favor of immediate action on anthropogenic climate change – and all four worked in conservative Republican administrations.
Rik Myslewski, 03 Aug 2013

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