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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By February 6, 2014

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Rockaroo turns the infant swing into a high-tech gadget

The infant swing gets turned on its head and stocked with sensors to keep baby happy.

By January 31, 2014

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Got a plastic bottle? Now you've got an antifungal fighting machine

IBM Research has developed a way to convert PET plastic to an antifungal therapy. It hopes the new method could help more than a billion people suffering from infections.

By December 9, 2013

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Google's Project Loon balloons can circle Earth three times

The cutting-edge balloons that Google built for its Wi-Fi broadcasting will be able to travel around the world three times, or for 100 days.

By November 13, 2013

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May the fireworks be with you

For the Pyro Spectacular team that put on a recent "Star Wars" themed fireworks show at the Oakland Coliseum, it's a dangerous all-day job to put together a 15-minute show. CNET got the inside scoop.

By October 5, 2013

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Adorable dino night light powered by algae

A 3D-printed dinosaur filled with bioluminescent algae glows in the dark, fueled by photosynthesis.

By August 20, 2013

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Volvo sunshade charges with solar power

A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.

By July 23, 2013

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With the Cardas EM5813, in-ear headphones just got a lot better

The Audiophiliac auditions a new audiophile headphone model, and it sounds like no other!

By June 22, 2013

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The Cubodira cutting board transforms into a dish rack

A story of invention, the Cubodira looks to save space on the kitchen countertop. Combining two disparate objects into one, the gadget has the potential for perpetual use.

By March 8, 2013

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Baumgartner makes record-setting skydive

The extreme skydiver sets a record for the highest manned balloon ascent and highest freefall in his bid to go supersonic.

By October 14, 2012