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Facebook COO: Search to harness the 'wisdom of friends'

The social network's Sheryl Sandberg talks search, e-commerce, ads and analytics with CNBC this morning.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Engineers harness power from human respiration

A plastic microbelt that vibrates when passed by low-speed airflow could lead to a new generation of microscale biomedical devices that are powered by human breath.

By Oct. 5, 2011


Scientists work to harness lightning for electricity

Chemists say breakthrough could one day lead to device for collecting electricity from the atmosphere for energy use, prevention of lightning.

By Aug. 26, 2010


Man to run marathon in wacky iPhone harness

Runner Joseph Tame is taking on the Tokyo Marathon with four iPhones, an iPad, and a nutty helmet. A nasty fall might be very expensive.

By Feb. 22, 2011


Scientists attempting to harness 'pee power'

Could hydrogen harvested from urine power the car of the future?

By Jul. 10, 2009


Texas site to harness ocean for power, water

An off-shore facility where wave power will be harnessed for desalination could demonstrate a viable option for producing electricity and drinking water in coastal regions.

By Oct. 16, 2009


Harness some hydropower to clean your grill

Grill brush uses steam heat to remove grime from your grill.

By Apr. 14, 2009


Spandex-like camera harness looks uber-nerdy

The Optech Stabilizer Strap is aimed at photographers who aren't afraid to look silly.

By Jan. 22, 2009


Solar sunglasses harness rays for gadget power

The cool-looking "Self-Energy Converting Sunglasses" by designers Hyun-Joong Kim and Kwang-Seok Jeong feature dye solar cells integrated into their lenses.

By Jan. 5, 2009


inChorus tries to harness the wisdom of the crowd

inChorus encourages its users to launch "projects" that seek advice from the crowd.

By Jan. 10, 2007