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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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How NASA trains astronauts 40 feet underwater

Before they get to the Space Station, astronauts spend hours at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in for a visit.

By July 6, 2014

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Underwater Iron Man to search for world's oldest computer

A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.

By June 5, 2014

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Google aims for slicker Web graphics, but can it get there?

Google finally raises the curtain on the programming platform it hopes will get complex code -- such as the kind that powers gaming engines -- onto the Web. But PNaCl with a glitch -- controversy.

By November 12, 2013

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Apple acquires AlgoTrim, maker of compression tech, report says

The iPhone maker has snapped up a small company specializing in technology to help mobile devices decode images, squeeze software file sizes, and process video, according to a media report.

By August 28, 2013

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Meet Fitwall, where tech and elite fitness get off the ground

Already popular with professional athletes, this quirky vertical training modality is making its consumer debut in a sunny beach town where appearances are everything.

By June 2, 2013

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Mozilla coder: Chrome violates Google's own Blink principles

Programmer Robert O'Callahan says Google's Native Client technology contradicts laudable Web standards principles the Net giant laid out for Blink, its new browser engine project.

By May 31, 2013

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W3C proceeds with Web video encryption despite opposition

The Web standards group is going ahead with its Encrypted Media Extensions technology despite some opposition, arguing it's a step in the right direction.

By May 9, 2013

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Google compression algorithm Zopfli may lead to faster Internet

Algorithm promises faster data transfer speeds and reduced Web page load times by compressing content up to 8 percent smaller than zlib.

By February 28, 2013

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When it comes to grounded jetliners, the 787 is no DC-10

The last time the Federal Aviation Administration grounded an airplane, the situation was much, much worse.

By February 1, 2013