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Intel Corp. co-founder Gordon Moore holds up a silicon wafer at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., in 2005. Moore's prediction 50 years ago, called Moore's Law, has been the basis for the digital revolution. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

Gordon Moore's observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.

Jayne Rowse (left) and April DeBoer with their four children, Jacob (from left), Rylee, Nolan and Ryanne at a news conference in March. Valerie Macon/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The 'Accidental Activists' Of The Supreme Court's Same-Sex-Marriage Case

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Canto de Ossanha Jonathan Kreisberg
Classified James Booker
Flat Panda Dianogah

Saudi Arabia's army fires artillery shells toward Houthi rebels along the Saudi border with Yemen on April 15. Outside Saudi Arabia, many are critical of the military campaign and question whether it will succeed, but it is popular inside the kingdom. STR /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Saudi Airstrikes Raise Doubts Abroad, Spark Patriotic Fervor At Home

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Witches of Ulster Marco Benevento

Geologists Dave Tucker (left) and Pete Stelling at the Mount Baker hot springs in Washington's Cascade Mountains. The springs are within the large tract of federal land that could soon be open for geothermal development. Ashley Ahearn/KUOW hide caption

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In Northwest, A Push To Protect Forest As Geothermal Projects Near

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Aguardiente Y Pollo
Give It Away The Fray
Garden of Love The Skatalites
Sweat Moss of Aura
Worth Everything Ever Wished For ... The End Of The Ocean

Intel Corp. co-founder Gordon Moore holds up a silicon wafer at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., in 2005. Moore's prediction 50 years ago, called Moore's Law, has been the basis for the digital revolution. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Maintenance [Instrumentals] Blockhead

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends mammograms every other year, while the American Cancer Society endorses annual scans. Kari Lehr/Image Zoo/Corbis hide caption

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Richard Harris discusses mammogram guidelines

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Pony Ride Neil Finn
Recurring Bonobo
Joke Sophie Alour

Alabama Shakes' new album, Sound & Color, is powered by more than just the vocals of Brittany Howard. Brantley Gutierrez /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Sound & Color' A Bold Leap Forward For Alabama Shakes

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Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes
Skippy's Dream The Duke Robillard Jazz Trio

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