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Stanford to Colbert: Yes, you can climb like Spider-Man

When Stephen Colbert says science has ruined Spider-Man, a Stanford engineer makes a video showing off his gecko-inspired gloves that proves the late-night TV host wrong.

By January 28, 2016

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Jack Dorsey takes on second act as Twitter CEO

One of Twitter's co-founders has come back to help the troubled social-networking company. Seen as part artist, part visionary, the question facing Dorsey now is whether he can turn the company around.

By October 5, 2015

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Who owns who in the Marvel film universe?

Avengers Un-assembled? CNET breaks down the intricate movie deals that prevent Wolverine from fighting Iron Man any time soon.

By April 27, 2015

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Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015

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DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.

By October 16, 2013

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Fastest man-made spinning object clocks in at 600M rpm

Scientists at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland spun a man-made sphere of calcium carbonate at 600 million revolutions per minute.

By August 28, 2013

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.

By January 18, 2013

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Matternet delivers drugs by robocopter

Singularity University project team creates a way to get medicine to people who need it, very fast and without operator control.

By August 27, 2011

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Build a simple circuit with conductive Play-Doh

Samuel Johnson at the University of St. Thomas developed conductive Play-Doh for building simple circuits and engaging kids in basic concepts like electricity.

By August 23, 2010

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Nintendo Wii just what the doctor ordered

Turns out video games can be good for your health. At San Francisco's St. Mary's Medical Center, a trauma rehabilitation doctor prescribes Nintendo Wii sessions as part of treatment. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes a look at this "alternative" medicine and meets patients who seem to forget their pain thanks to the gaming fun.

By July 7, 2008