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Will the iPhone 5S survive a crush test at the world's largest observation wheel?

CNET's Jeff Bakalar visits the High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas to torture-test the gold iPhone 5S. Check it out and see if this smartphone can stand up to the force of the largest wheel in the world.

By January 8, 2014

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Weird asteroid spun so fast it literally exploded itself

For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a rare type of asteroid that rotates so quickly it literally cracks itself up.

By March 20, 2015

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There may be more Earth-like planets than grains of sand on all our beaches

New research contends that the Milky Way alone is flush with billions of potentially habitable planets -- and that's just one sliver of the universe.

By March 19, 2015

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Bird-watching Apps

Now is a great time to get outside to observe your local bird populations. After all, spring is when birds are migrating and mating. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best apps to help you identify local species.

By February 27, 2015

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Human heart on a chip could replace animal drug testing

Researchers have created a "heart on a chip" using actual cardiac muscles to help test the effects of heart medication.

By March 9, 2015

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By February 18, 2015

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New planet-hunting tool chases after star system's little brown dwarf

The Sphere instrument on the VLT in Chile peers with all its might into the blackness around a binary star system and returns a surprise for astronomers.

By February 18, 2015

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The day virtual reality made me cry

Clouds over Sidra is a wrenching look at a real life across the world, and it shows how emotional virtual experiences could become.

By February 12, 2015

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Mapping the far side of the moon

Using its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has collated data to reveal what the other side of the moon looks like.

By February 11, 2015