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Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars

Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.

By December 17, 2014

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Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks defy water, stains

Soggy swimsuits may be history if these trunks get a Kickstart. Their nanotech secret sauce is supposed to never wash out.

By May 23, 2014

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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Mars rover finds simple organics, but results not yet conclusive

Curiosity rover finds signs of simple organic compounds in a Martian soil sample -- but scientists say the finding won't be conclusive until tests confirm earthly contaminants aren't present.

By December 3, 2012

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Kitchen gadget gift ideas for Christmas

Here's 10 great kitchen gadgets, from reinvented kettles to see-through toasters, that would make perfect pressies.

By November 29, 2012

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Navy's new ship sails the seas on half the gas

The USS Makin Island, the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, saves millions of dollars by using far less fuel than its sister ships. CNET's Daniel Terdiman hitches a ride as part of his Road Trip 2012.

By July 21, 2012

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Could high-power ultrasound protect produce from pathogens?

A litany of food scares--and rules for organic produce--have pushed the industry to seek new solutions for food safety.

By March 19, 2012

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Magnetic soap could lift oil spill woes

Researchers at the United Kingdom's University of Bristol have created a magnetic soap that could help revolutionize oil spill cleanups.

By January 24, 2012

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DHS denies report of water utility hack

Department of Homeland Security says Illinois utility was not hacked and investigates claims of hack on Texas water utility.

By November 22, 2011

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Quench laps up $30 million in funding

Just how eager are investors to bet on filtered office water coolers that don't use water jugs?

By October 13, 2011