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This is how NASA banishes body odors in space

How do space agencies keep the International Space Station from smelling like a sweaty locker room? NASA engineer Robert Frost and retired astronaut Clayton C. Anderson reveal a few secrets.

By October 22, 2014

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Google X chief admits that 'wearables are tough'

The head of the Google division that makes Glass talks about the challenges of wearables, and why putting a computing device on your body is "a big ask."

By October 8, 2014

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

By September 2, 2014

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Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

By August 28, 2014

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Sony's curved sensor brings 19th century tech back to the future

The promise of the curved sensor is better pictures in even thinner phones.

By June 18, 2014

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Google's Project Loon edges closer to reality

The high-flying Wi-Fi balloons have gone from a far-fetched idea to delivering Internet access to a rural school in Brazil and tapping into LTE technology.

By June 16, 2014

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Google X: Where Google meets world

Google X division honcho Astro Teller tells the Solid Conference in San Francisco just why the "moonshot" lab exists.

By May 22, 2014

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Google X head: Sorry, world, no Google jetpacks for you

Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.

By May 6, 2014

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How to solve four common problems with your new smartphone

Whether you're new to the wonderful world of smartphones or you just bought yourself a newer model, these tips should help.

By February 13, 2014

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By January 23, 2014