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Caltech's ePetri dish uses Android, not microscope

Using an Android smartphone, a commercially available cell phone image sensor, and Legos, researchers take one giant leap in the 100-year-old world of the Petri dish.

By October 10, 2011

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By September 1, 2014

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Tracks on Mars? NASA spots rolling stone

A large boulder went for a tumble on Mars and is captured in a NASA photo, complete with the strange tracks it left behind.

By August 14, 2014

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'Curtain of fire' blasts from one of Jupiter's moons

At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.

By August 5, 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for miles roamed

The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.

By July 28, 2014

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Curiosity finds large iron meteorite on Mars

Curiosity has found and photographed its first chunk of iron meteorite on the surface of Mars.

By July 16, 2014

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Curiosity rover selfie celebrates first Martian year

Curiosity already passed the one Earth-year milestone, now NASA marks the occasion of a full Martian year with a fresh rover selfie.

By June 24, 2014

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Mystery island vanishes on Saturn's moon Titan

Researchers speculate on the strange case of a missing island on Titan that disappeared from photographs over just a few days.

By June 23, 2014