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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By March 19, 2014

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Tech preserves keepsakes from kiddos

If you have children at home, you likely have a refrigerator covered in their handmade mementos. How can you better preserve years' worth of keepsakes? In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara (CAR-uh) Tsuboi (SUE-boy) reports on some high-tech solutions that make great holiday gifts for the grandparents.

By December 3, 2013

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Smell 'camera' preserves odors for posterity

Using technology developed for the perfume industry, a designer created an odor-capturing camera that gathers scents instead of visual images.

By July 1, 2013

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Superman's Action Comics No. 1 sells for record $3.2 million on eBay

Swooping in almost at the last second to win the "holy grail" issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world.

By August 25, 2014

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First Superman comic book now up for auction on eBay

The bidding for Action Comics No. 1 -- the "most sought after comic book in the world" -- is at $1,600,100 but promises to soar higher by the time the auction ends August 24.

By August 15, 2014

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Unreleased Duke Nukem source code found at Library of Congress

A cache of recently acquired video games at the Library of Congress turned up a true find: the source code for unreleased PSP game Duke Nukem: Critical Mass.

By August 6, 2014

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Diver's delight: From oil rig to teeming fish habitat

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

By July 30, 2014

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eBay to auction very first Superman comic -- Action Comics #1

Up for auction on eBay starting August 14, the so-called "Holy Grail" of comic books could easily sell for close to $3 million.

By July 23, 2014

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Kevin Rose halts plans to raze 122-year-old house in Portland

After pleas from neighbors, the Google Ventures partner and his wife accept an offer to sell the house to a longtime resident of the area who plans to preserve it.

By June 24, 2014

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Clickbait Dissertations: Academic papers get Upworthy headlines

Academia just got more glamorous with a series of eyeball-grabbing paper titles designed to lure online readers. These dissertations will blow your mind!

By June 11, 2014