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In the future, we could charge wearables by chewing

Get set to strap on some piezoelectric headgear to keep all your wearables charged and ready to use.

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NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole

The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.

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Police radar gun that shows if you're texting?

Think radar guns can only detect your speed? A company in Virginia is trying to extend their use.

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With this thing strapped on, even you could run a 4-minute mile

An Arizona State University engineering student has revved up a jetpack that helps runners move faster while expending less energy.

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

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George the goldfish undergoes a life-saving surgery.

George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.

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NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

In the return of human space flight for the US, NASA awards both private aerospace companies a combined total of $6.8 billion.

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

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Last chance to snag flying pocket camera on Indiegogo

A small flying camera controlled by your smartphone is finishing up its run on Indiegogo, but the information about it is a little lightweight.

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Boeing is said to be the likely winner of NASA's space taxi contract. That would mean its CST-100 capsule could be ferrying people to the International Space Station by 2017.

Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

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DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.

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Tech that nags drivers: It's about safety (and GDP)

In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).

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