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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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EBR 1190RX: The return of the great American superbike

In the world of American motorcycles, tradition usually trumps technology. Erik Buell has been pushing the two-wheeled envelope for decades, and EBR looks set to bring us into the future.

By April 14, 2015

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By January 11, 2015

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Adult Swim's allergy relief commercial turns surreal

"Unedited Footage of a Bear" parody video shows the perils of allergy medicine side effects as a horror film. Next time, read the small print.

By December 28, 2014

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Stay ahead of the weather with these apps

Sunny and warm, or cloudy with a chance of rain? These weather apps will keep you in the know.

By July 18, 2014

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Turn your smartphone into a 150x microscope

A simple kit currently seeking funding on Kickstarter allows you to use your smartphone's camera as a 150x microscope.

By March 19, 2014

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An iPhone app for allergy sufferers

Get the pollen count, in addition to the weather, with the Allergies app.

By July 11, 2013

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Sex in space may be dangerous, study says

Human reproduction would not respond well to changes in gravity, according to work performed by a biologist at the University of Montreal.

By March 16, 2013

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AirGenius 5: Air cleaner sounds like an Apple product but isn't

The AirGenius 5, Honeywell's new "smart" air cleaner, is now available in Target stores.

By April 18, 2012

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What thawed the last ice age?

Research suggests that -- contrary to some prior findings -- CO2 led the prior round of global warming rather than vice versa.

By April 5, 2012