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This flower pot is actually a clever bio air conditioner

The Cold Pot looks like a flower pot, but it harnesses the power of terracotta to cool off its surroundings.

By Feb. 4, 2014


Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By Jan. 6, 2014


Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By Jan. 17, 2014


Overclocking champ draws a crowd at CeBIT

Throngs of techies watched Nick Shih deep-freeze an Intel chip so it could run at 5.6GHz rather than its regular 3.2GHz clock speed.

By Mar. 8, 2012


Origin boasts 5.7GHz overclocks with phase-change CPU cooling

Origin's new phase-change CPU cooler promises heretofore unseen clock speeds for its high-end gaming desktops.

By Jan. 11, 2012


Potato chip bag technology enlisted for solar industry

Evaporate fast, seal up solar cells.

By Aug. 14, 2007


Solar-energy record-holder joins SoloPower

Rommel Noufi, one of the big scientists in CIGS solar cells moving, is joining SoloPower as vice president of research.

By Feb. 11, 2008


Judges tosses Apple v. Motorola

Ruling says that neither Apple nor Motorola has been able to prove damages in the patent tussle over iOS and Android and that neither company will be permitted to refile a claim.

By Jun. 22, 2012


Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By Oct. 20, 2011


Global Solar goes back to future with thin film solar

Nothing like metal vapor for making solar cells, says Global Solar.

By Jun. 26, 2007