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Life on Mars: Down but not out says Mars Society founder

Despite the disappointing lack of methane findings reported Thursday from NASA's Curiosity rover, Robert Zubrin of the Mars Society says that hope is not lost for finding life on the red planet.

By September 22, 2013

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Is MSG really all that bad for you?

Monosodium glutamate, aka MSG, has gotten a bad rap, but is the food additive really bad for you? The American Chemical Society breaks it down.

By August 25, 2014

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Microphones on buses may not be a good idea, say schools

Having first installed microphones as well as cameras on its buses, Boston school officials decide that maybe they're a touch Orwellian.

By September 5, 2014

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

By September 2, 2014

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North Korean tactics in cyberwarfare exposed

An HP report suggests the reclusive country's cyberwarfare capabilities are rapidly making it a threat to Western systems.

By September 2, 2014

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For Improv Everywhere, pranking society is high art (Q&A)

The improv group has long brought its blend of culture jamming to people the world over. A new film celebrates the prank collective. Founder Charlie Todd sat down with CNET at SXSW to talk.

By March 11, 2013

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Secret's CEO says he can keep your secrets (Q&A)

Secret-keeper-in-chief David Byttow talks about why people love the app, why the definition of "secret" changes on the Internet, and whether people are jerks.

By August 29, 2014

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Jon Stewart: Computers are going to kill us, right?

In an animated chat with MIT Media Lab's David Rose, the "Daily Show" host wonders about the Internet of Things and whether it's a good thing.

By August 27, 2014

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Clockwork cannibals and flirting with dinosaurs: 'Doctor Who' returns (spoilers!)

The twelfth Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, finds excitement on the menu in "Deep Breath," the first episode of "Doctor Who" season 8.

By August 23, 2014

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Robots could murder us out of kindness, says futurist

Engineer Nell Watson worries that it won't be easy to teach powerful robots values.

By August 22, 2014