23 Results for

centrifuge

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Air Force's G-Force centrifuge spins its last

The U.S. Air Force is retiring its G-Force centrifuge after 22 years of spinning pilots around in order to prevent loss of consciousness caused by G-forces.

By November 4, 2010

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Could a simple salad spinner help save lives?

Two Rice University undergrads turn a simple salad spinner into a centrifuge that can be used to separate blood in settings without electricity to diagnose anemia on the cheap.

By May 4, 2010

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Designer brings science to the kitchen

The science of cooking gets a new meaning with these prototype appliances inspired by CERN equipment.

By January 29, 2014

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Impossible fairground rides bring on the vertigo

The fictional Institute for Centrifugal Research uses incredible fairground rides to examine the effect of centrifugal force on cognitive function.

By February 6, 2013

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Geek forges homemade solid gold iPod watch

A geek maker comes by his 18-karat gold iPod Nano watch the hard way, by making it himself over the course of 500 hours of work.

By June 13, 2013

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Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By January 6, 2014

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013

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2013: Michelle's favourite moments of the year

2013 was a ripper of a year. Here are some of Michelle's favourite things that happened over the last 12 months.

By December 29, 2013

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A bullet train for your mobile phone

You can add as many cars as you want to this strap.

By December 5, 2007

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Stuxnet expert: Other sites were hit but Natanz was true target

Researcher responding to Symantec report speculates that Kalaye Electric in Iran was infected.

By February 14, 2011