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It's alive...again! Scientists waking up 30,000-year-old 'giant' virus

A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?

By September 9, 2015


Virus study infects humanity with a 'vomiting machine'

Researchers create a machine that vomits to study how virus particles emitted when someone throws up can spread through the air and infect others. They had us at "a machine that vomits."

By August 20, 2015


Parallels 11 arrives with support for Windows 10, El Capitan

The newest version of the popular OS-switching program for Macs promises speedier performance and better battery life.

By August 18, 2015


In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By August 13, 2015


New rules for buying back-to-school laptops

From the Cheapskate: It's that time of year! But before you make the traditional choice, see if perhaps your student wouldn't benefit from an "alternative" PC.

By August 11, 2015


Former 'Star Trek' actor Patrick Stewart supports SnotBot drones to help whales

Ocean Alliance teams up with the former "Star Trek" captain to help raise money for snot-collecting drones for whale research.

By July 31, 2015


Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015


Keeping up with Moore's Law proves difficult for Intel

For the last 40 years, Moore's Law predicted that processors could double in power every two years. Intel acknowledges that it's on more of a two-and-a-half-year cycle.

By July 16, 2015


There's a virus that makes you stupid, scientists say

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.

By November 10, 2014


Get an Acer Chromebook 11 for $109.99

What?! Best Chromebook deal ever! And it probably won't last long.

By July 2, 2015