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Gecko-inspired adhesive lets you climb walls

Mechanical engineers at Stanford University have developed a substance that mimics gecko toes. Not just for scaling walls in Spiderman-like fashion, the adhesive could help clean up space debris and be used on automobile assembly lines.CNET's Sumi Das visits the research lab where it was created to learn how it works.

By February 25, 2015

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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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The surprising science of blue jeans

A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.

By February 25, 2015

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Apple Watch to be 'most successful smartwatch ever' -- research firm

Apple could sell 20M smartwatches this year, nabbing a quarter of the wearables market, market researcher says. But a flop would hurt everyone.

By February 17, 2015

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Waiting for Mr. Right goes against evolutionary grain, says research

Technically Incorrect: A report by researchers at Michigan State University suggests we're hardwired to skip Mr. or Ms. Right in favor of Mr./Ms. Right Now.

By February 7, 2015

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iPhone snags top spot in China for first time, says research firm

Shipments of Apple's iPhones, namely the 6 and 6 Plus, have outshined lower-priced rivals, says Canalys.

By January 27, 2015

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ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann for tweets

Technically Incorrect: Twitter activity claims another public victim, as ESPN's iconoclast gets into an ill-advised spat with Penn State students.

By February 24, 2015

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You may already be holding someone's next hot smartphone

The business for used smartphones is exploding as more consumers consider the second-best option behind the latest and greatest.

By February 21, 2015

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I, 3D camera robot

Qualcomm's robot is just one tool to test and develop exciting new camera features for smartphones and tablets. CNET's Jessica Dolcourt went inside Qualcomm's Research and Development Lab for a tour.

By February 26, 2015

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Samsung freezes salary increases as it prepares for mobile war

The company's moratorium on raises this year for executives now extends to all employees in South Korea, as the electronics giant focuses on facing its troubles in the mobile market.

By February 26, 2015