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Bot pedals on tandem bike behind its maker

Joules might be a robot, but that doesn't mean he can't enjoy a calming tandem bike ride with his creator. He's not dead weight, either--he actually pedals, thanks to a PMG-132 motor.

By Sep. 19, 2009


New way to save energy: Disappearing ink

Xerox has paper you can use again and again, which could cut down on energy and the cost of recycling.

By Apr. 29, 2008


Panasonic plasma TVs: Now with added Wii-proofing

Have you ever thrown a remote control or a Wiimote at your TV and done it some damage? If so, Panasonic thinks it has the answer.

By Feb. 14, 2008


Harnessing a star's power for clean energy

Road Trip at Home: At the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's National Ignition Facility, scientists hope to generate huge amounts of clean energy by 2020 with a massive laser fusion system.

By Jun. 4, 2010


Wii-proofing Panasonic's plasma TVs

The specially treated panel offers resistance of around 4 joules of energy.

By Feb. 14, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 904: Bat'leth bandit

While there are stories about Windows 7, the FCC investigating Cox Cable and the Palm Pre launching in March, you really need to listen to the story of the Klingon who robbed a convenience store. Really.

By Feb. 4, 2009


Audio Slideshow: Livermore Labs unveils super laser

National Ignition Facility dedicates a project years in the making, in which 192 lasers can generate roughly 1,000 times the electricity produced by the U.S. power grid.

By Jun. 3, 2009


HP aims to shrink IT's carbon footprint

HP Labs unveils a five-year plan for power consumption to plunge in data centers, while improving tools to green how consumer products are made.

By Jun. 3, 2008


What makes a good surge protector--Part 1

Everyone knows to use a surge protector for their computer. But which one? How do you choose? Welcome to surge protector school.

By Sep. 10, 2007


Best money-saving tech

If you're fed up of throwing your hard-earned cash into technology's bottomless money pit, check out CNET UK's guide to penny-pinching gizmos.

By Jul. 4, 2011