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NASA unveils fascinating images of Mars-buzzing comet

A large comet swooped in close to Mars over the weekend. NASA's orbiters had to hide from the debris, but still captured some great shots.

By October 21, 2014

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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.

By October 17, 2014

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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014

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Sony's curved sensor brings 19th century tech back to the future

The promise of the curved sensor is better pictures in even thinner phones.

By June 18, 2014

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'Mind-reading' technology can reconstruct faces from the viewer's brain

Researchers at Yale have developed a method of reconstructing faces locked in the memories of other people.

By March 31, 2014

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Five ways Google could help start an apocalypse

Humanoid (and cheetahoid) robots with access to your calendar and home automation systems gone bad are examples of how the "don't be evil" company could morph into a sci-fi franchise.

By January 29, 2014

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Reports of Comet ISON's death may be greatly exaggerated

The sun-grazing comet spent Thanksgiving visiting our neighborhood star, and seems to have emerged from its shadow to tell the tale.

By November 29, 2013

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Stroop test app screens for cognitive dysfunction

A dysfunction found in some patients with cirrhosis is normally difficult to diagnose due to extremely subtle symptoms. But a free smartphone app could change that.

By September 19, 2013

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HTC One X is latest phone to catch fire while charging

The HTC One X is the latest phone to catch fire while charging, but fortunately the owner was unhurt.

By August 16, 2013

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Apple replacing chargers in UK after iPhone electrocution

Apple will take your knock-off charger off your hands after dodgy power adaptors injured and even killed iPhone owners.

By August 13, 2013