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Why Curiosity Rover can't touch that Mars water

An analysis of the water on Mars may have to wait until NASA's human Mars mission in the 2030s.

By October 1, 2015


Wet Wheels: A toy car powered by evaporating water

Columbia University researchers discover a new source of alternative energy by harnessing the power of evaporation and soil bacteria spores.

By June 16, 2015


Flying fungus? Decomposable 'bio drone' takes to the skies

If this "biological drone" drone crashes, it can decompose without leaving a trace. "No one would know if you'd spilled some sugar water or if there'd been an airplane there."

By November 14, 2014


iPhone 5 begins its world tour in Australia

Demand appears high for a device that's already seen record sales. Analysts say Apple will sell at least 6 million in the first weekend.

By September 20, 2012


Spore Creatures unleashed on the iPhone

With release of EA's Spore Creatures for the iTunes store, iPhone users can help their lifeforms evolve by finding food, battling enemies, and growing new body parts.

By January 27, 2010


Gaikai cloud-gaming service goes live

Gaikai launches its game-streaming service with free trials.

By February 27, 2011


So Will Wright walks into a Bar Karma, see

The creator of The Sims and Spore talks to CNET about his new venture, a Current TV series about fateful encounters that will fold in story ideas from viewers as it develops.

By February 10, 2011


Spore's crazy creature population: 100 million

The video game hatched by Sims creator Will Wright, who recently left publisher EA, now features far more types of organisms than there are species on Earth.

By May 4, 2009


UK government spends £2.7m on online road-safety game for kids

The Department of Transport spent over £2.7m creating and running an online game called Code of Everand designed to teach kids how to cross the road -- even though very few children ever played it.

By January 14, 2011


Spore to evolve into major motion picture

Twentieth Century Fox is behind the CGI movie, and Variety reports that "Ice Age" director Chris Wedge is splicing its genes.

By October 7, 2009