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Cotton candy ice spun by fungus

Microscopic and chemical analyses of the elusive and mysterious hair ice have finally revealed its secret: fungus.

By July 22, 2015


Leaving on a jet plane...fueled by fungus?

Could a common fungus found in decaying soil, leaves and fruit power aircraft? Scientists from Washington State University think so.

By May 6, 2015


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


iPhone 6S Plus's camera takes on iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6: Outdoor photo shootout

We take the iPhone 6S Plus's camera around sunny West London to see how its outdoor shots compare to those of the iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6.

By September 26, 2015


NASA sued: Mars 'jelly doughnut' clearly alien fungus

A self-described astrobiologist is asking a federal judge to compel NASA to take a closer look at a mysterious Martian object.

By January 29, 2014


Now the Internet has spotted a crashed Star Destroyer on Mars

It's been well established that the Internet has an overactive imagination, but the latest "sighting" in images from the Curiosity rover is a little much for CNET's Eric Mack.

By August 26, 2015


'Woman' in Mars rover pic is not quite as she appears

What looks like a mysterious figure in a Mars photo gets the Internet excited; CNET's Eric Mack asks NASA what the space agency makes of it all.

By August 11, 2015


Bacon-flavored seaweed is a thing now

Oregon State University researchers come up with a new breed of red marine algae that tastes like those sweet strips of delicious pig flesh.

By July 16, 2015


Bark Knight: Batman cowl and cape made out of plant material

The DC superhero's iconic suit gets an organic makeover by a French artist sometimes known as Mr. Plant who is not the male version of Poison Ivy, probably.

By July 8, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: Snack that takes days to grow its own filling, looks insane

Edible Growth revealed a little snack consisting of a 3D-printed, insect flour shell, and a filling that grows itself from seeds, mushroom spores and yeast. It takes three to five days to harvest the snack, though, making it the longest you'll ever have to wait to satisfy your weirdo food cravings.

By March 2, 2015