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Basis Science Basis B1 Band

The $199 Basis Band offers a powerful mix of sensors and motivational tools, but pass if you'd rather spend less on a fitness tracker or aren't partial to big, watch-style designs.

By Jun. 11, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jun. 11, 2013

MSRP: $199.00

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Food Cycle Science Food Cycler: Home

This luxurious in-home composter promises to recycle your food waste in a matter of hours.

By Feb. 28, 2014

MSRP: $499.00

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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 Sep. 22, 2013

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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 Mar. 11, 2013

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Once science fiction, it'll be reality in 2014

As we prepare for a new year, we're excited about gear that brings to life for the first time ideas that have long been only future tense.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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Teen's science project could charge phones in 20 seconds

An 18-year-old's science fair project leads her to create an improved supercapacitor with technology that could provide superfast phone charging in the future.

By May. 20, 2013

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Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Science in the public view: A good gamble

It was risky to run a gigantic particle accelerator up to its highest energy level yet in such a visible way. But it's time for lower barriers between scientists and the public.

By Mar. 31, 2010

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Popular Science silences its comments section

Explaining that comments are bad for science and backing it up with -- well, science -- the 141-year-old magazine is shutting down the comments section on its Web site.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Watch the first public Macintosh demo in newly released video

After the Macintosh's initial unveiling for shareholders, Steve Jobs gave the first public demonstration of the computer just a few days later. The video of that meeting has just been unearthed for the first time.

By Jan. 26, 2014