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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By July 12, 2015


IBM gets closer to a future of nanotube-based chips

Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.

By October 2, 2015


The magnificent hidden world of microscopic plankton (pictures)

The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.

10 Images By May 25, 2015


The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By January 12, 2015


Discussing Oculus VR's newest internal prototype on Tomorrow Daily

We're right around the corner from a consumer version of Oculus Rift, and the improvements made in the newest version unveiled this past weekend? They're something to get excited about, at least in our opinion.

By September 22, 2014


Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.

By September 22, 2014


Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.

By September 18, 2014


See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By August 18, 2014


Water on Mars: Flowing salt water discovered on the Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has confirmed that mysterious lines on the surface of the planet are evidence of liquid water. CNET's Eric Mack spoke to the scientist behind the groundbreaking discovery.

By September 28, 2015


Scientists find color of prehistoric bats by analyzing their fossils

Scientists determine the color of ancient bats based on the shape of the melanin preserved in their fossils. If these bats had their own coloring book, you'd only get to use one or two crayons.

By October 1, 2015