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sterile

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Dear NTSB, please don't sterilize Siri and her friends

The NTSB wants a full ban on mobile technology use in the car, including hands-free calling. CNET Reviews Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Turrentine thinks a hands-free ban is the fastest way to neuter the technology that could make us all safer drivers.

By December 22, 2011

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Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.

By April 3, 2014

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Do you have a problem with clutter?

Do you have the urge to purge LPs or CDs, but not books and magazines?

By March 2, 2014

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FAA bans pilots' personal use of electronic devices in cockpit

New rule prohibits non-essential use of laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices to prevent crew member distraction during flights.

By February 11, 2014

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Snowden reportedly allowed to leave airport

Russia's Federal Migration Service has issued a document saying that the U.S. intelligence leaker will be allowed to leave the airport in which he's holed up while he awaits asylum.

By July 24, 2013

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Scientists to fight malaria via spermless mosquitoes

Researchers inject 10,000 mosquito embryos with tiny fragments of RNA designed to turn off the gene "zpg" that is necessary for sperm development.

By August 9, 2011

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AshPoopie gadget incinerates dog poo, leaves odourless ash

Cleaning up after your pooing pooch could be much easier with the AshPoopie -- a wand that turns dog muck into a sterile, odourless ash.

By October 17, 2011

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Set your screen colour temperature with F.lux

Add some extra warmth to your screen for a bit more late-night comfort.

By March 21, 2012

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Smart syringe turns bright red to warn of prior use

The ABC Syringe is embedded with ink that turns color when exposed to air as a way to warn caregivers that the syringe has been used.

By September 3, 2013

Editors' Take

Samsung NX Mini

The company's new camera is intended to give casual photographers better photo quality than a phone, but interchangeable lenses may not be the way to go.

March 18, 2014