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Nissan design chief on CarPlay, autonomy and the future of interior design

Shiro Nakamura, the man behind the current GT-R, 370Z, Juke, Cube and most other current Nissans, sits down with CNET trackside at the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans to talk about how design is changing.

By June 13, 2015

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Apes who drink: Study finds chimps use leaves to chug, chug, chug

Some West African chimps enjoy taking a sip of grandma's cough medicine by sucking alcoholic sap from leaves and even drinking enough to get visibly intoxicated.

By June 10, 2015

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Masi Oka returns as Hiro in 'Heroes Reborn'

The lovable Japanese nerd is back in NBC's "Heroes" sequel. Who will he save now?

By March 30, 2015

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Appliance Science: How LED lights work

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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Startup Soraa lights up with 'LED 2.0'

The startup sees a 75 percent boost in efficiency with its LED bulb, a new material platform for bringing down the cost of LEDs for general lighting.

By February 7, 2012

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Infiniti backs off rwd-only stance

Automotive News reports on new models from Infiniti that will use a front-wheel-drive architecture.

By August 31, 2011

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Mitsubishi's EV goal: 2,000 N.A. sales by April

Automotive News reports on Mitsubishi's sales goal for the i electric car.

By July 15, 2011

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Stalker balloon, fragrant PCs aired at design contest

From cool hybrid computers to digital flower vases, entrants to the Fujitsu Design Awards 2011 contest come up with all sorts of intriguing ideas to tickle our futuristic fantasies.

By May 24, 2011

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Order Roomba around by pointing with Kinect

A Japanese researcher puts robots in their place with some decisive pointing.

By February 3, 2011