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The Week in Mac Apps: Eureka

One of the apps in this week's Mac roundup may not let you discover a killer gamma ray, but it will certainly help you explain how it works if you do.

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Eight new mental illnesses brought to you by the Internet

The Internet is driving you insane with all sorts of exciting new conditions now being recognized by the medical community.

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Robot Zoo showcases homemade bots

Robots have long been able to help humans complete certain tasks and some homemade bots were on show at the recent Robot Zoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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ProScope Micro Mobile turns your iOS device into a microscope

Bodelin has a tool that not only turns your iOS gadget into a microscope of sorts, but also lets you take photos of your finds.

Mobile batteries: Everything you need to know

Ever wonder how batteries work? Find out more about how batteries keep your devices powered.

App Guide: iOS astronomy apps

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If the Mars rover Curiosity has you thinking about the red planet, these iOS apps can give you a greater appreciation of the stars and planets.

TechHive: Apps for stargazers and space buffs

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For those who are enthralled with the Curiosity rover, or just love gazing at the summer night sky, there are plenty of iOS apps that'll encourage and inform your inner astronomer.

The Night Sky for iPhone and iPad

This astronomy app makes it easy to identify the planets and stars above you, but it doesn't do much else.

Expo Notes: Professor gives attendees a look inside the brain

This year’s Macworld | iWorld wasn’t only about accessories and apps—attendees got a chance to see the inner workings of the brain.

Expo Notes: Star Walk, Solar Walk to track rocket launch in future update

In San Francisco this week to tout the educational aspects of its apps, Vito Technology says that an upcoming update to the Star Walk and Solar Walk iOS offerings will add the ability to track the next rocket launch by SpaceX.