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Two adorable new spiders found: Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus

Two new species of peacock spider have been found in Queensland, Australia -- the colourful Sparklemuffin and the spooky Skeletorus.

By March 5, 2015

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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The surprising science of blue jeans

A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.

By February 25, 2015

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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk's push for makers like you

The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday problems.

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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Berkeley scientists have 'smart dust' on the brain

California researchers theorize that tiny electronic sensors the size of dust particles could be used in future brain studies.

By July 17, 2013

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015

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Lights, camera, Apple: Filming starts for new Steve Jobs biopic

The film, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, is on location at the former Apple CEO's childhood home in Los Altos, Calif.

By January 16, 2015

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New viral trend? Reposting your first Facebook profile photo

Prepare for multiple blasts from the past as your Facebook buddies repost their first profile photos. Do you dare share yours?

By January 15, 2015