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The space probe has spent the past four years collecting and beaming back data from the planet closest to the sun.
Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.
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.
These trunks designed to repel water promise to make soggy swimsuits a thing of the past, but months after being funded on Kickstarter, some backers are complaining.
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.
Here's 10 great kitchen gadgets, from reinvented kettles to see-through toasters, that would make perfect pressies.
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.
A litany of food scares--and rules for organic produce--have pushed the industry to seek new solutions for food safety.
Researchers at the United Kingdom's University of Bristol have created a magnetic soap that could help revolutionize oil spill cleanups.
Department of Homeland Security says Illinois utility was not hacked and investigates claims of hack on Texas water utility.