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Paint-on bandage changes color as your wound heals

A smart liquid bandage glows to reveal the amount of oxygen the wound underneath is getting, and that could help doctors help us heal.

By October 6, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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Lockheed laser weapon hits its mark again

In a series of tests, the prototype ADAM system destroys a number of targets that the defense contractor describes as "free-flying Qassam-like rockets."

By May 8, 2013

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Galaxy Note 3 to have whopping 5.9-inch screen, report hints

Start exercising your palms now -- fresh reports suggest Samsung's making a gigantic mobile for later this year.

By March 8, 2013

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SpaceX scrambles to fix glitches with cargo ship

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket boosted a commercial cargo ship into orbit Friday, but company flight controllers faced problems with on-board thrusters that help up solar array deployment.

By March 1, 2013

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SpaceX overcomes thruster problems with cargo ship

After more than six hours of suspense, engineers are optimistic they've resolved trouble with thrusters on the Dragon cargo ship, clearing the way for a rendezvous with the International Space Station.

By March 1, 2013

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Sean Parker's Airtime not ready for prime time

Napster founders Parker and Shawn Fanning unveil a Web video chat service designed to take up where Chatroulette left off. The launch is long on glitter, but the tech demo was far too buggy.

By June 5, 2012

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Northrop Grumman fires up latest laser weapon

A prototype of the Firestrike system burns through a "representative cruise missile threat." The defense contractor sees a role for it on Navy ships.

By May 2, 2012

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Uber-angel Ron Conway: Silicon Valley is stronger than ever

Known as one of the savviest tech investors, the founder of SV Angel has picked a slew of winners including Twitter, Groupon, Dropbox, Square, and Airbnb. He shares some thoughts with CNET.

By February 23, 2012