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On the road: 1967 Mercury Cougar

Brian Cooley goes back to 1967 and looks at the features on the Mercury Cougar to show you just how far car tech has come in the last few decades.

By February 17, 2015

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1967 Mercury Cougar: A look back to see how far car tech has come (CNET On Cars, Episode 59)

We flash back almost 50 years to really appreciate the car tech of today, look at how deadly some countries cars still are and run down the top 5 best-selling electric cars.

By February 13, 2015

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1967 Mercury Cougar: A look back to see how far car tech has come (CNET On Cars, Episode 59)

We travel back nearly 50 years to see how dramatically cars have improved.

By February 14, 2015

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Here's what the lunar eclipse looked like from Mercury

Cameras on Earth weren't the only ones keeping an eye on the "blood moon" eclipse last week. NASA's Messenger space probe also captured the event.

By October 14, 2014

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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 February 5, 2014

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New planet-hunting tool chases after star system's little brown dwarf

The Sphere instrument on the VLT in Chile peers with all its might into the blackness around a binary star system and returns a surprise for astronomers.

By February 18, 2015

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Obama to hit on cybersecurity at upcoming summit

The president plans to visit the San Francisco Bay Area to meet with leaders in cybersecurity and discuss how to best move forward in preventing hacks and cyberattacks.

By February 6, 2015

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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 December 20, 2013

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Rare part for groundbreaking 1949 British computer found in US

An original piece of the EDSAC, a precursor to the first business computer, has been sent from Pennsylvania to the UK to take up residence at code-breaking site Bletchley Park.

By February 3, 2015

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Pirate Doctor: Medical implements from Blackbeard's ship

Archaeologists excavating the Queen Anne's Revenge have found a variety of medical implements indicating health hazards on the high seas.

By February 2, 2015