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'Star Trek' vs. 'Star Wars': Georgia Tech professors weigh in

It's the greatest debate in science fiction, and Georgia Tech faculty, staff and alumni think they know which one really is the best sci-fi franchise -- er, universe.

By September 15, 2015


Miss Georgia's custom heels flaunt 3D-printed flair

Shoes that look like a classic car? Georgia Tech industrial design students fashion a pair of high-tech shoes for their peer, Miss Georgia, inspired by the school's Ford mascot.

By September 15, 2014


Meet the Nepalese-American death metal guitarist who just found water on Mars

Luju Ojha is a graduate student, guitarist and scientific jack-of-all-trades who helped find water on Mars, all at an age when many people are still living in their parents' basement.

By September 28, 2015


Water on Mars: Flowing salt water discovered on the Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has confirmed that mysterious lines on the surface of the planet are evidence of liquid water. CNET's Eric Mack spoke to the scientist behind the groundbreaking discovery.

By September 28, 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


Preview a VR virtual tour of the Enterprise-D

One Star Trek fan and 3D artist is re-creating the entirety of the Enterprise-D from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" in the Unreal Engine 4 that can be explored with the Oculus Rift VR headset.

By September 23, 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015


New artificial intelligence writes choose-your-own-adventure games

An artificial intelligence called Scheherazade crowdsources data to put together plots for interactive stories.

By September 14, 2015


California: Former Uber driver was an employee

In the battle over whether its drivers are independent contractors or employees, Uber has lost another skirmish.

By September 10, 2015


How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015