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How 5G will push a supercharged network to your phone, home, car

The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.

By March 2, 2015

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As in US, Xiaomi's Mi store in Europe will launch sans phones

Chinese phone maker's Hugo Barra says accessories will soon be available in Europe. When it comes to its handsets though, Xiaomi is skipping the West and focusing on India.

By March 3, 2015

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Poetic nanotech poster eats air pollution

An experimental poster created with an air-purifying nanotech formula is currently scrubbing pollutants out of the atmosphere in England.

By May 15, 2014

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Meet the drones patrolling Barcelona's sewers

The largest city on the Mediterranean Sea sits on giant flood-battling rainfall tanks, patrolled by drones to see what's going on in the sewers.

By March 3, 2015

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield on what it's like to view Earth from space

Do you know what it feels like to stand on an Aurora Australis? Astronaut Chris Hadfield does, and he sat down to talk about just how beautiful space is on "Veritasium."

By February 10, 2015

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A guide to spotting bright Comet Lovejoy

The first big comet-spotting opportunity of the year is already under way. Here's how to head outside this month to spy a steaming space rock called Lovejoy.

By January 10, 2015

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Sea-snail perfume may help save coral reefs

The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.

By December 15, 2014

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Tzoa wearable turns you into a walking air-quality sensor

Unlike wearables that keep track of what's going on inside your body, this one sniffs the air and measures the sunshine to help you stay healthy.

By December 9, 2014

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A home air purifier with a cool twist -- cold plasma

The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.

By November 11, 2014