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Household plastic ingredient spotted in space

The Cassini spacecraft detects propylene, a chemical used to make everything from plastic bags to lab equipment, on Saturn's moon Titan.

By Sep. 30, 2013


Will 3D printing really become a household trend?

What's the real role for 3D printers in the future? CNET's Brian Cooley explains the trend, the benefits, and where the growth is likely to take place in the market.

By Dec. 17, 2013


Netgear pitches itself as a household name. Good luck

Netgear's new devices plug wireless gaps in the home network, from signal extenders to media-storage devices. But they're still not "stupid obvious."

By Jan. 9, 2012


TableDrum app turns household items into drums

Map everyday objects like coffee mugs and pens to trigger a virtual drum set in iOS. Your friends will be impressed with your mad chopstick drumming skills.

By Aug. 22, 2011


Ford EVs to come with household solar-panel option

Ford teams with SunPower to offer customers a $10,000 home rooftop solar-panel installation which will generate about as much electricity as an electric car will consume in a year.

By Aug. 10, 2011


What darkness lives inside household appliances?

Researchers discover in dishwashers a high prevalence of fungi, which present potential health risks and can survive extreme heat and salt concentrations.

By Jun. 22, 2011


'Avatar' Oscars could make Weta household name

When Oscar nominations are announced Tuesday, Weta Digital will surely get a nod for "Avatar" visual effects. Unfamiliar to many, the studio has been on top for years.

By Feb. 1, 2010