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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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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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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

Editors' Take

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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Philips 60W Equivalent LED

At $15, this bulb isn't the cheapest in the lighting aisle, but it's well worth it if you plan on dimming your lights.

July 2, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 2, 2014
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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

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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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Up close and personal with the surface of the sun

The Big Bear Solar Observatory has captured never-before-seen details on the surface of the sun with some of the most accurate pictures ever snapped.

By August 6, 2013