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Strange 'double blob' atop Martian atmosphere puzzles scientists

Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.

By February 17, 2015


Blorpfest incoming! 'The Blob' scheduled for CGI-fueled remake

Get ready to revisit a world under attack from a giant mound of space snot as "The Blob" earns another remake treatment.

By January 22, 2015


I experienced five completely different takes on virtual worlds at Oculus Connect

The Oculus Connect Conference offered our first glimpse at new hardware, but there were quite a few games to try, too.

By September 25, 2015


Appliance Science: Edible water bottles and the strange chemistry of spherification

Could a modernist food technique create a new, less wasteful way to package water? Appliance Science looks at the curious chemistry of spherification.

By July 14, 2015


The secret alliance that could give the Web a massive speed boost

An unusually broad tie-up of browser makers is working on faster Web performance using new technology that bridges a years-old divide in the browser world.

By June 18, 2015


Tempting blue pools in vivid Mars photo aren't what they seem

A recently released ESA image shows large lakes of blue on the surface of the Red Planet. Or does it?

By June 3, 2015


Find out where to flee zombies with awesome online simulator

Choose a spot on the map where the first zombie hits America, adjust your parameters and watch the infection grow.

By March 19, 2015


Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By March 19, 2015


YouTube to add 360-degree videos

Google's massive video site is gaining support for uploads that may make you feel like the planet's biggest video site has you surrounded -- literally.

By March 12, 2015


Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014