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The scent of a comet: Rotten eggs and pee

The Rosetta spacecraft's mass spectrometers have been sniffing out the various aromas of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

By October 26, 2014

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Experimenting with fireballs in space

It turns out burning fuel in space is much different than on Earth -- think floating fireballs that give off formaldehyde.

By June 18, 2013

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Mario, 'Star Wars,' Chuck Taylors collide in nerdy shoe collection

Pump up your kicks with a custom set of Converse All-Stars done up with hand-knitted video gaming and science fiction themes.

By November 27, 2012

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Mission impossible: Design great-sounding, affordable speakers

Pioneer's Andrew Jones not only designs $80,000 speakers, he has now crafted a phenomenal-sounding $499 home theater system.

By August 12, 2012

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Speakers and art, together at last

Josh Ray's Urban Fidelity Kickstarter project puts art and clever speaker design together in California.

By July 31, 2012

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Knitted-frog dissection skips the formaldehyde

True, you won't get to see the muscle fibers or elastic tongue or whiff the formaldehyde. But he isn't glued down, which means you can take him out and cuddle him. Bonus!

By June 29, 2009

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Shopping for an EV? Head to the mall

Electric-car startup Coda Automotive opened up its first Apple-inspired retail outlet in a Los Angeles mall.

By September 9, 2011

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Vac hack lets Roomba test air quality too

With a few simple parts you can turn your Roomba into your own personal Erin Brockovich, at least as far as detecting indoor air pollution.

By July 20, 2011

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Helmet's foul odor could save lives

Researchers in Germany hope to alert cyclists when their helmets should retire by building ones made of polymer materials that start to smell foul if they develop cracks.

By June 7, 2010

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Handheld breath sensor could help detect cancer

University of Oklahoma researchers are working on a test that measures suspected cancer biomarkers in the breath and could lead to an easy-to-use detection device.

By August 27, 2008