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Shock rock: Machine uncovers honking 1,111-carat diamond

A specialized sorting machine that uses X-ray technology sniffs out one of the largest diamonds ever discovered.

By November 19, 2015


The best and worst apps for Apple's HomeKit

On a quest to find the one app to unlock your Siri-enabled smart home's potential? Here's what we've found.

By November 10, 2015


Farewell to hope of life on Kepler-438b

One of the most Earth-like planets located by the Kepler mission is uninhabitable after all, due to its very active star.

By November 18, 2015


Quantum-dot sensors poised to leap into your next phone's camera

Samples of InVisage's first QuantumFilm sensor are slated to become available to phone manufacturers by the end of this year.

By November 11, 2015


EPA says more VW, Audi and Porsche diesel models violate emissions rules

In a new filing today, the Environmental Protection Agency notified Volkswagen that it found software designed to defeat emissions testing in seven models using a 3-liter diesel engine.

By November 2, 2015


Appliance Science: The bright physics of light and color

How does color work, and how does the type of light source you use affect the colors you see? Appliance Science looks at the science of light and color.

By November 2, 2015


Compensating: Loudest howler monkeys have the tiniest balls

The male howler monkeys with the biggest vocal organs have the smallest testicles and lowest sperm count, new research has found.

By October 22, 2015


Donald Trump bests Jeb Bush in website performance, experts say

A comprehensive review of all the candidates' website performances by a company in the business of improving it shows that there are stark disparities.

By October 13, 2015


Apple is obviously a cult (and Samsung isn't), says cultural historian

Technically Incorrect: From the huge doors of Apple Stores to the architecture that generally makes you feel small, Apple shows many characteristics of a clever sect. So says an intellectual.

By September 27, 2015


Steve Jobs' legacy 'hijacked,' says Apple's Jony Ive

Apple's chief design guru shares insight into what it was like to collaborate with Apple's co-founder.

By October 7, 2015