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Let's go to Mars! The future of space travel

SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future Mars landing.

By August 6, 2015


Nuclear regulator hacked 3 times in 3 years

A new report details three recent incidents when intruders gained unauthorized access to Nuclear Regulatory Commission employees' computers.

By August 18, 2014


TransProse turns literature into music

Ever wondered what your favourite novels sound like? Forget audiobooks -- this project transposes literature into music.

By May 19, 2014


NSA slapped malware on 50,000+ networks, says report

The US National Security Agency placed malicious software on more than 50,000 computer networks around the world, says a report based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

By November 23, 2013


NRC plans review as focus turns to nuclear fuel storage

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is set to launch "systematic" scrutiny of U.S. plants, where there's nearly 100 tons of spent radioactive fuel.

By March 21, 2011


Nissan researches autonomous cars in Silicon Valley

Nissan opened its sixth worldwide research center in Sunnyvale, California, where it will research autonomous and connected car technologies.

By February 19, 2013


Rice cooker builds flavor for one-pot meals

The Aroma NutriWare Rice Cooker uses a saute function to help develop flavor. The countertop appliance can also steam food.

By May 31, 2012


Fukushima, one year later: Safety fears and slow fixes

Nuclear power plants in the U.S. are due for upgrades to guard against natural disasters. Will they come fast enough to satisfy a new generation of nuke critics?

By March 9, 2012


Nuclear renaissance? More like nuclear standstill

A power-hungry world needs clean, reliable energy sources, but the cost of nuclear, and heightened safety concerns from Fukushima, have stalled nuclear's expansion.

By March 10, 2012


First nuclear reactor approved in U.S. since 1978

But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.

By February 13, 2012