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biosphere

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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 April 8, 2014

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Don't start up the warp drive yet, Earth's cousins might be hard to spot

Identifying distant planets that might be able to support life turns out not to be as straightforward as we might think, new research finds.

By April 28, 2014

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First space tourist plans to make trip to Mars in 2018

Dennis Tito was the first private citizen in space in 2001 and now he hopes to be the first human of any kind on the Red Planet.

By February 20, 2013

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Samsung breaks ground on futuristic Silicon Valley campus

As the South Korean electronics manufacturer continues to grow, it's expanding operations in the U.S. This means a 1.1 million-square-foot modern campus with space for 2,000 employees.

By July 8, 2013

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Teens: Facebook's becoming more 'meh'

Research from Piper Jaffray suggests a declining number of teens see Facebook as their most important social network. They still, however, seem to love the iPhone.

By April 10, 2013

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ZTE Boost Max

Consider the Boost Max if you want a cheap Android handset with a lot of screen. But if you can pay a little extra, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is the better budget phablet.

February 6, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating February 6, 2014
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NASA twin satellites to probe mysteries of the Van Allen belts

In a mission 11 years in the making, NASA today launched a pair of Johns Hopkins University satellites into the Van Allen radiation belts to study their structure in unprecedented detail.

By August 30, 2012

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Pay dirt: Start-up draws electricity from the ground

Living Power Systems has made a microbial fuel cell that creates enough power from bacteria for low-power applications.

By November 1, 2007

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Slide show: The future of tech

From flying cars to sci-fi medicine to time travel, we expound upon the top 10 technological inventions and concepts that we could see in the near or distant future.

By July 10, 2007