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Diver's delight: From oil rig to teeming fish habitat

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

By July 30, 2014

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Google Maps shows polar bears in their natural habitat (Video)

The Google Maps team collect 360-degree Street View imagery from Churchill, Manitoba, home of one of the world's largest polar bear populations. In a video provided by Google, you can see the specially designed Tundra Buggy as it comes across the bears.

February 27, 2014

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Habitat for Humanity to build homes with online game

Habitat for Humanity has unveiled Habitatland, its online community-building game that aims to raise awareness and funds.

By August 30, 2011

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Fabien Cousteau set to surface after marathon undersea mission

The 31-day expedition at the Aquarius lab turned a spotlight on the wonders of the underwater world, inviting landlubbers to follow along in real time.

By July 2, 2014

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Live from beneath the sea: 15 minutes with Fabien Cousteau (video)

In the middle of his mission, Jacques Cousteau's grandson shares why 31 days underwater isn't enough and which piece of tech sparks childhood memories.

By June 20, 2014

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Space station to test $17 million inflatable room

NASA will use Bigelow's Expandable Activity Module to determine the potential benefits of inflatables for exploration and commercial space work.

By January 14, 2013

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Fruit fly astronauts set to live for generations in space

Some tiny astronauts are scheduled to fly up to the International Space Station to help scientists model the effects of long-term space exposure on humans.

By July 9, 2014

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Inkling takes on Amazon, Apple with new e-book publishing tool

The startup, founded by a former Apple executive, also has allowed users to search via Google within titles made using its technology.

By February 12, 2013

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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Praying mantises wear tiny 3D glasses for science

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are exploring the computational abilities of praying mantis eyes by having them wear tiny 3D glasses.

By April 28, 2014