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Yetis are real? Geneticist offers a plausible explanation

A British scientist runs genetic tests on purported Abominable Snowman hair and turns up some surprising results.

By Oct. 17, 2013


MOG founder David Hyman stepping down as CEO

Sources tell CNET that Beats wants a new CEO managing the music service it acquired this year.

By Nov. 20, 2012


Another solar plant to open in Tibet

Suntech, a China-based solar manufacturing giant, plans to build a 10-megawatt plant in Tibet.

By Mar. 23, 2011


'Eco-monastery' opening at Siddhartha's birthplace

Hidden solar panels will be incorporated into a mega temple to power lighting in Nepal.

By Mar. 9, 2011


Apple's App Store travels to 32 more countries

The App Store is now available to customers across 155 different regions around the world.

By Jun. 22, 2012


Cast-off gadgets peek into new owners' lives

MIT researchers set up cast-off Netbooks to send back pictures and location data from the computers' new owners in developing countries. Images from the research are part of an upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.

By Jul. 24, 2011


CellScope aims to diagnose, monitor diseases in developing world

The gadget turns a regular mobile phone into a microscope for places where scientific instruments run in short supply.

By Apr. 9, 2009


CellScope aims to solve sickness in developing world, wins Intel contest

The CellScope could make a huge difference to treatment of the sick in the developing world -- and it all starts with the humble mobile phone

By Apr. 9, 2009


CNET to the Rescue: Hacking Thanksgiving

What's a geek to do with a houseful of Thanksgiving guests? Apply science to the meal prep, of course. We tell you how, with "Cooking for Geeks" author Jeff Potter and Chow's Roxanne Webber.

By Nov. 3, 2010


Olympic torch protesters, rallied by Net, challenge China

Protesters called for a boycott of the opening ceremony of the Olympics in San Francisco Tuesday.

By Apr. 8, 2008