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'Lab on a phone' detects mercury in water

Researchers at UCLA are using a 3D printer to produce an inexpensive, lightweight smartphone attachment that could ultimately take the place of large, expensive lab equipment.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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John Lennon gets his own Mercury impact crater

John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.

By Dec. 20, 2013

Review

Huawei Mercury (Cricket Wireless)

With its dual cameras, strong processor, and attention to camera detail, the Huawei Mercury tops Cricket's charts for a non-Muve Music smartphone, but insatiable Web surfers may still want to shop around.

Jan. 25, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jan. 25, 2012
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Correction: Images from vantage point of Saturn and Mercury

An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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NASA photos show Earth from vantage point of Saturn, Mercury

For the first time, we can see what our planet looks like from other outposts in the solar system -- some of which are 900 million miles away.

By Jul. 22, 2013

Review

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G - solid-state drive -

Offering fast SATA 3 performance and compatibility, the Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD makes a very good replacement hard drive for any computer, especially one that has built-in support for SATA 6Gbps.

Jun. 13, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jun. 13, 2011
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Use your cell phone to detect mercury levels in water

Chemists say they've manufactured a sheet that changes color when dipped in mercury-tainted water, and that taking a picture of the sheet with a mobile phone or digicam can quantify the toxin's concentration.

By Feb. 6, 2013

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Mercury's north pole is probably chock full of ice

While Mars dominates space-related headlines, a stunning revelation from Mercury could end up being one of the biggest astronomy stories of the year.

By Nov. 30, 2012

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Remembering Cece Bibby, NASA's Mercury capsule artist (pictures)

The trailblazing artist who designed the insignia for the United States' first manned orbital spacecraft in 1962 and hand-painted it on the capsule, died yesterday at age 84.

16 Images Nov. 15, 2012

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Mercury Rises as Bruce Willis takes on Unbreakable iTunes terms

Could The Last Boy Scout's stoush with Apple put Armageddon within striking distance of the iTunes terms and conditions?

By Sep. 3, 2012