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Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By August 19, 2015


Miniature ice sculptures make a splash in Japan (pictures)

A Japanese creative agency has used a CNC router to create ice cubes in the shape of guitars, buildings, and even a space shuttle. Pour yourself a drink, put on your best lounge music, and cruise through this gallery of ice that makes any cocktail extra nice.

12 Images By April 16, 2014


Campaign aims to shrink porn stars, inject them into another person

Filming a skin flick under the skin of another person is the dream of a porn site that has apparently abducted Eric Mack's sense of 1980s sci-fi nostalgia.

By July 8, 2015


IBM and allies find a way to make chips even tinier and faster

A prototype chip has quadruple the circuitry and double the performance of today's cutting-edge chips. This kind of work keeping Moore's Law ticking hastens the day your smartwatch has a lot more brains.

By July 8, 2015


Amazon gets grip on gadget for movielike smartphone videos

The $80 IndieSolo, which draws inspiration from the way filmmakers work, joins a select set of items on the Amazon Exclusives specialty site.

By May 29, 2015


All-female miniature-warrior armies rock RPG status quo

A Kickstarter project offering all-women miniature-warrior RPG armies meets its funding goal in 30 seconds, rockets to nearly $350,000 in less than a week.

By June 10, 2013


Projecteo is a miniature Instagram projector

Instagram has proved to be a veritable gold mine for third-party projects looking to move images beyond the limitations of the app.

By May 29, 2013


Samsung Galaxy Note stylus could have been a toothpick

Before the Samsung Galaxy Note had its S-Pen holster, designers and engineers had other ideas about the stylus' shape and size. CNET sat down with a Samsung innovation VP for a peek into the past.

By November 24, 2014


Lincoln MKC concept miniaturizes luxury (pictures)

Lincoln unveiled at the 2013 Detroit auto show its MKC concept, a luxury compact SUV that signals the end of brand engineering between Lincoln and Ford.

9 Images By January 14, 2013


A miniature speaker amplifier for your desktop

The Pro-Ject Stereo Box S is a tiny thing, but it's big enough to bring desktop speakers to life!

By December 23, 2012