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Unbelievably rare (and kind of cute) 'pocket shark' discovered

A researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds a most unusual shark in a most unusual place.

By April 24, 2015


Meteorite whizzes by skydiver, gets caught on tape

A Norwegian skydiver appears to have an extremely close call with a falling meteorite, which fortunately wasn't on fire at the time.

By April 4, 2014


Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions?

With a lowered age requirement, LinkedIn hopes to welcome more teens. Its university pages aim to provide prospective students with info on how they're connected to a school and suggestions on how to achieve career goals.

By December 3, 2013


Recycled newspapers could fuel your car, say scientists

Researchers at Tulane University have found a bacteria that can turn cellulose into biofuel. The Tulane team has been experimenting with old copies of the New Orleans Times Picayune newspaper.

By August 30, 2011


This Day in Tech: Apple wants its prototype 3G MacBook returned

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Tuesday, August 30.

By August 30, 2011


Report: Microsoft and Yahoo executives meet again

Microsoft and Yahoo executives took another run at trying to ignite formal merger talks this weeks, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By April 3, 2008


Web luminaries hand $60 million to Tulane

Netscape co-founder Jim Clark and Yahoo co-founder David Filo dig deep for their alma mater.

By July 30, 2004


Chat on cell phone, become infertile?

More than four hours a day may lead to less viable sperm, researchers in Cleveland, New Orleans and Mumbai find.

By October 24, 2006


Stanford wins $2 million in robotic car race

The team's robotic car, "Stanley," drove autonomously across 131.6 miles in the Mojave Desert in six hours and 53 minutes. Photos: Robotic racers

By October 9, 2005