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decompose

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Flying fungus? Decomposable 'bio drone' takes to the skies

If this "biological drone" drone crashes, it can decompose without leaving a trace. "No one would know if you'd spilled some sugar water or if there'd been an airplane there."

By November 14, 2014

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Could used cigarette butts power our gadgets?

New research from Korea suggests the filters from cigarettes could someday help bring more efficient energy storage to our computers and smartphones.

By August 6, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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DARPA: 'Vanishing' spy tech will self-destruct in 3,2,1...

The U.S. military is giving big bucks to IBM, Xerox, and others to develop "Mission Impossible"-style tech that explodes or decomposes once it's served its purpose.

By February 11, 2014

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Nightmarish sea creature found on California coast

An 18-foot-long, serpent-like beast washes up near the coast of Southern California to provide nightmare fodder for all who behold it.

By October 15, 2013

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Your smartphone's secret afterlife (Smartphones Unlocked)

You sell, recycle, and donate your old phones, but what happens after that? Some could actually wind up right back in your hands.

By December 2, 2012

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Car Tech Q&A: John Viera, Ford environmental head

At the launch of the Ford Falcon EcoBoost, we spoke with John Viera, Ford's global director of sustainability and environmental matters, about making more sustainable, recyclable and efficient cars.

By June 12, 2012

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GE, others invest in wastewater bioreactor

Israeli company Emefcy lands big-name backers for its Megawatter System that can turn wastewater into clean water and electricity.

By June 29, 2011

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CNET to the Rescue: Reuse, repair, and re-wire

Dong Ngo joins us to discuss how he re-wired his house for gigabit networking. Plus, your questions answered, including rescuing old laptops from evil malware, and stretching out battery life on a MacBook.

By May 4, 2011

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Android more at risk than iOS, says Trend Micro

Chairman of the security software maker tells Bloomberg that Android is more vulnerable to viruses than iOS. The company recently released a security program for Android devices.

By January 12, 2011