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Stunning time-lapse showcases beauty under the sea

A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

By Apr. 8, 2014


Students create smartphone-powered driverless car

A group of Australian students has developed an autonomous car driven by a smartphone. But don't expect to see it on the road just yet.

By Jul. 8, 2013


Become an official witness to the next tar-pitch drop

The Ninth Watch site gives anyone a chance at being part of the world's longest-running (and possibly most boring) experiment.

By Oct. 21, 2013


Craving junk food or a smoke? Try Tetris instead

In a recent study, just 3 minutes of the highly visual game dramatically reduced participants' cravings for food, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine.

By Mar. 17, 2014


Texting while walking makes you go wonky, researchers say

A research study confirms what we've already suspected: Texting and walking can be a dangerous combination.

By Jan. 23, 2014


Google Apps reseller Cloud Sherpas raises $40M

The start-up, which helps companies move to cloud services like Google Apps and Salesforce.com, also acquired CloudTrigger -- its eighth but not last buy.

By Dec. 20, 2012


World's longest lab experiment still going 85 years later

Some professors take their time making a point, but 85 years? Find out more about the world's longest-running physics lesson.

By Jan. 25, 2012


Where to watch Tuesday's total solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse promises a special show for stargazers tomorrow -- the first to happen on Earth since mid-2010.

By Nov. 12, 2012


69-year experiment captures pitch-tar drop

Begun in 1944, an Irish attempt to witness apparently solid pitch tar dripping from a funnel finally bears fruit.

By Jul. 18, 2013


Aussie coal partners with solar

Australian coal-driven power station plans to install one of world's largest solar-coal integration plants to augment its electricity generation process.

By Apr. 13, 2011