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iPhone 6 Plus takes on liquid nitrogen and a sledgehammer

Life is tough if you're a new iPhone. A torture test goes into cold territory and follows it up with a blow from a sledgehammer.

By September 23, 2014

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Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By March 19, 2015

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Spacesuit aerogel technology makes these jackets toasty warm

Flexible aerogel insulation makes the Lukla Endeavour jacket thin, lightweight -- and excellent protection from the cold.

By March 10, 2015

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NASA creates ingredients of life in harsh simulated space conditions

New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.

By March 4, 2015

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Liquid nitrogen-cooled Haswell chip hits 6.5GHz

The guys from Asrock show how a 3.5GHz Intel Core i7-4770K CPU can be overclocked to 6.5GHz using a subzero cooling setup at Computex.

By June 5, 2013

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NASA wants to build a floating city above the clouds of Venus

Venus exploration has been deemed off-limits due to its inhospitable climate -- but NASA believes Cloud City may be the answer.

By December 21, 2014

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The veggie burger that bleeds like real meat

A biochemistry professor has invented a meat-free burger that looks and bleeds juice just like the beef you cook on your grill.

By October 12, 2014

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The explosive beauty of a dying star

A beautiful image captured by the Hubble telescope shows in glorious detail the contours of the Butterfly Nebula.

By October 13, 2014

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The reason Mars One colonists could die will surprise you

Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.

By October 9, 2014

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Poor iPhone 6 endures its most extreme drop test yet

We've seen what happens to the latest iPhones from 4 feet up, but what if you multiply the distance of that drop by, say, a thousand?

By September 24, 2014