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NASA looking at 'hitchhiking' across solar system on speeding comets

A spacecraft concept under development could shoot diamond harpoons at space rocks to slingshot itself around our corner of the galaxy.

By September 2, 2015


Trying -- and kinda succeeding -- at going the distance with an electric car

For Road Trip 2015, CNET drives an all-electric car 500 miles around Britain's most scenic spots to see how easy it is to take a road trip without petrol. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

By August 15, 2015


Tern looks forward to smarter bikes

Tern's human-powered pedal pusher may be low-tech, but its old-school bicycles are slowly getting smarter.

By June 17, 2015


For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By June 3, 2015


Electric cars race to the finish in the Formula E at Long Beach

Halfway through the all-new Formula E season, an international race of electric cars, and the stakes feel just as high as in a Formula 1 race, but these cars represent the future.

By April 4, 2015


When Google Maps meets the human body, here's what happens

Melding technology designed to examine silicon wafers with Google Maps algorithms has yielded a remarkable way to look at our own bodies.

By April 2, 2015


Volkswagen is ready for a hydrogen-powered future with Passat and Golf SportWagen HyMotion

The world needs a lot more hydrogen refuelling stations before a fuel-cell car makes practical sense, but when the world is ready, Volkswagen has not one but two cars primed for production.

By November 21, 2014


Audi A7 h-tron combines best of fuel cell and battery pack tech

Audi showed off a new development vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a fuel cell-battery hybrid car called the A7 h-tron.

By November 20, 2014


Renovo Coupe shapes high-performance electric car future

With a body taken from an American racing car legend and a dose of Silicon Valley start-up tech under the hood, the Renovo Coupe looks set to turn up our perception of what an electric car can do.

By November 14, 2014


Print my ride! Local Motors builds the world's first 3D-printed car

The Local Motors Strati EV isn't just the world's first 3D-printed car, it'll also be the first car that you can download and print yourself.

By November 5, 2014