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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.

By October 17, 2014

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Google looks to test ultra-high-speed wireless Net technology

Google is seeking permission to test a high-speed Internet service that could be in your home before Fiber.

By October 16, 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By September 26, 2014

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Aesthetics and design

Living with the iPhone 6 Plus, part 3: In our latest post-review check-in, Tim compares the look and feel of his two favorite phablets.

By September 22, 2014

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Intel unwraps Core M chip that lets PCs run sans fans

The new 14 nanometer processor, codenamed Broadwell, allows for computers that are less than 9 millimeters thick, about a third the thickness of PCs from 2010.

By August 11, 2014

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Continental offers cheaper head-up displays for cars

With the company's simpler "combiner" HUD, more cars could overlay information like driving directions atop drivers' view of the road. But distractions must be kept to a minimum.

By July 23, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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The Fury and the Spectacle: 96 Hours at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The sights and sounds of Le Mans, the epic race that takes place once a year, for 24 hours. There's nothing like it. Here's what it's like to be there.

By June 17, 2014

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Lab grows blood for human trials

Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.

By April 15, 2014

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Stunning time-lapse showcases beauty under the sea

A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

By April 8, 2014