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New technology could help contain spread of Ebola

A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.

By September 25, 2015


Giant tree of life contains 2.3 million species

The first draft of a new "tree of life" contains every named species of flora and fauna known from over 3.5 billion years of life on Earth.

By September 22, 2015


Dorky 2016 Subaru Forester contains high-tech practicality (pictures)

The Subaru Forester won't wow you with its looks, but it will prove a faithful companion for the daily slow or a trip to roadside attractions.

31 Images By September 3, 2015


Apple removing some apps that contain Confederate flag imagery

The electronics giant adds its voice to the rebellion against the Civil War symbol following last week's racist massacre of nine people at the famed Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church.

By June 25, 2015


Computers contain filth, are bad for the soul, the pope says

Technically Incorrect: In his latest comments about technology, Pope Francis is scathing about what technology is doing to mankind.

By June 9, 2015


Magazine prints cover with ink that contains HIV-positive blood

A special edition of Vienna-based Vangardist seeks to get people talking about HIV and AIDS, but at least one reader "was too scared to pick it up."

By April 30, 2015


Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015


Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.

By December 2, 2014


Draft Top turns beer cans into open-top drinking cups

The Draft Top is a handheld cutting tool that shears off the top of aluminum cans. The device turns regular beer cans into open-top drink containers.

By September 8, 2015


Monitoring diabetes at 225 mph

From CNET Magazine: IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball's pit crew keeps a close eye on the data streaming off his race car -- and his body -- when he's behind the wheel.

By September 6, 2015