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Kickstarter science: beware the marketing hype

Yet another alleged "miracle" product has hit Kickstarter, but we're still some time away from a handheld food-analysing spectrometer.

By April 30, 2014

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Earliest galaxies made visible by 'Mosfire' device

Five-ton spectrometer can see through cosmic dust to the most distant and faintest galaxies, letting scientists study the large-scale structure of the universe.

By April 11, 2012

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Good news, everyone! NASA re-creates the smell of Titan

NASA has created a recipe for the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and found that it has an "aromatic character".

By June 16, 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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Designer brings science to the kitchen

The science of cooking gets a new meaning with these prototype appliances inspired by CERN equipment.

By January 29, 2014

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Shining a light on high-CRI LEDs

These bulbs promise a professional level of color accuracy -- but which one do you want?

By May 20, 2014

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Cree Three-Way LED Bulb

Cree's new $25 three-way LED bulb can simulate 30W, 60W, and 100W incandescents.

June 4, 2014

MSRP: $24.97

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Curiosity findings show 2 percent of Mars soil contains water

The first analysis of soil dug up by the Curiosity rover reveals new insights into the red planet's propensity for retaining water beneath its surface.

By September 26, 2013

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Household plastic ingredient spotted in space

The Cassini spacecraft detects propylene, a chemical used to make everything from plastic bags to lab equipment, on Saturn's moon Titan.

By September 30, 2013

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Taking a closer look at color-changing LEDs

Sure, these bulbs are smart -- but how accurate are those colors?

By April 15, 2014