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Curiosity's relaxed drilling hints at ancient acidic water on Mars

The Mars Curiosity rover is trying a new, easygoing drilling technique, and early results indicate acidic water conditions way back in the planet's history.

By February 6, 2015

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Explained: Why toothpaste makes orange juice taste like battery acid

Why is it that brushing your teeth before drinking OJ can turn your morning dose of vitamin C into a dose of disgusto? The answer might surprise you.

By October 6, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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Bush Australia TVs recalled due to acid leak

Bush Australia has been forced to recall one of its TVs, sold in Harvey Norman, due to a flaw that has caused leaking acidic liquid.

By April 23, 2014

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Leaving on a jet plane...fueled by fungus?

Could a common fungus found in decaying soil, leaves and fruit power aircraft? Scientists from Washington State University think so.

By May 6, 2015

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Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray: Here's what we know

Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray discs are due to hit the market at the end of 2015 with enhanced resolution, expanded color and more. Here's the 411 so far.

By February 13, 2015

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Sigourney Weaver's Ripley return will pick up after 'Aliens', ignoring other sequels

Director Neill Blomkamp has revealed his new "Alien" movie will overwrite "Alien 3" and "Alien: Resurrection".

By February 26, 2015

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How I was almost a Steve Jobs movie extra

CNET's Shara Tibken had on her finest '80s garb, but she didn't take into account the Apple fan fervor when she signed up to be an extra in the new Aaron Sorkin film.

By February 3, 2015

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Insomniacs, now you can spray sleep right onto your skin

Mist melatonin on yourself until you slowly drift off to dream of a world filled with spray-on love, money and power, too.

By January 31, 2015

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Science finds a new way to unboil an egg

There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.

By January 26, 2015