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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014

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Ford concept car shows benefits of weight loss

Electrification and efficient drivetrains play a part in increased fuel economy, but making cars lighter delivers the coup de grace.

By June 3, 2014

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Toyota improves semiconductor tech in hybrids, 10 percent mpg gains

By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.

By May 20, 2014

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Lab grows blood for human trials

Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.

By April 15, 2014

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The Range Rover Hybrid is like a Range Rover, but greener

The Range Rover has gone all eco and now comes in a tangy Hybrid flavour. But is mixing electricity and off-roading a good idea? Also, there's a slight cost issue.

By November 22, 2013

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Scientist: Quantum physics can prove there's an afterlife

Professor Robert Lanza is sure there's something beyond this mortal coil. He believes the science is there to prove it.

By November 16, 2013

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Self-heal like Wolverine? Gene discovery might hold clues

In a discovery by a Harvard researcher, a reactivated gene found in embryos helps mice regrow clipped parts of their ears and toes. Could the "fountain of youth" gene hold promise for humans too?

By November 11, 2013

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New Mazda3 sheds pounds, gains connected features

Although the Mazda3 received an update for the 2012 model year, for 2014 it sees an extensive rebuild, with a whole new look and new cabin electronics.

By June 26, 2013

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Regen makes gadget solar chargers sleek

A company with roots in consumer electronics makes a home solar charger for electronics that's a step up in user-friendly design.

By January 9, 2010

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Forget what you know, next-gen consoles change everything

The evolution of gaming is about to make a quantum leap. Here's what you need to know.

By May 22, 2013