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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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Appliance Science: How to make espresso without an espresso machine

How do you make espresso coffee without using pumps, presses and other complicated devices? Appliance Science looks at the AeroPress, a simple coffeemaker that uses physics to make better coffee.

By June 26, 2015

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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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Peel back the layers on the biology of an egg

Appliance Science takes a look at what makes up that most humble of kitchen staples, the common egg.

By June 16, 2015

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Homebrewed morphine? It's now possible, say researchers

If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.

By May 19, 2015

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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