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3D-printable ice house could be our home on Mars

NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has come to an end, with the top prize going to a conical house that would be made of ice.

By September 29, 2015


Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.

By July 7, 2015


Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015


How 'Star Wars' saved 'The Avengers' (and 9 other Avengers tidbits)

CNET's Michael Franco interviews the author of the new book "100 Things Avengers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die," and gets 10 of them for readers.

By May 1, 2015


You can win these Avengers men's razors signed by Stan Lee

Shavers, assemble! Gillette partners with Comics Alliance to give a Marvel fan the chance to win a replica set of Avengers-themed men's razors signed by comic book icon Stan Lee.

By April 29, 2015


Project Gamma brings intelligent audio to digital comics

Marvel Comics makes some serious sound waves at SXSW 2013 as it announces a plan to give its digital comics a smart soundtrack.

By March 10, 2013


High Dynamic Range Begins

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, was one of the big TV tech announcements at the show. Multiple companies, including Samsung, Sony, Dolby, and Netflix, discuss a contrasty future.

By January 8, 2015


Peculiar hat displays your thoughts as colours

The Neurotiq headpiece combines knitting, 3D printing and electroencephalography to display your brain activity as an array of LED hues.

By September 29, 2014


iPhone 6 Plus claims crown in LCD display test

The LCD display for Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone is the best performer ever tested by DisplayMate. Does that mean it's the best display on the market?

By September 23, 2014


Crowdfunding helps Apertus' new, open way to make a camera

Thousands of euros are pouring in for a camera project to give digital-video folks an alternative to the power and control of big names like Sony and Canon. It'll be tough, but the timing couldn't be better.

By September 11, 2014