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Georgia Tech Offering $7K Master's Degree

Partners with Udacity to massively expand computer science program

(Newser) - In what the dean of computing calls a "revolutionary step," Georgia Institute of Technology will offer a $7,000 online master's degree in computer science—that's one-sixth the cost of its traditional degree, and officials say the two degrees will be comparable. The university will partner... More »

Fabric Could Power Your iPod

Scientists discover way to derive energy from microfiber fabric

(Newser) - George Jetson, eat your heart out: Scientists have developed a microfiber fabric that generates its own electricity, which could someday provide relief for cellphone users strapped without their chargers or iPod fanatics running low on battery. The fabric, if woven into a shirt, could harness power from simple physical movement... More »

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