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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

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Fart gas could help you ward off deadly diseases

Hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have significant health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.

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Dropping packages at FedEx -- and getting paid for it

FedEx's Package Lab puts thousands of boxes a year to the test to make sure they're up to the rigors of being shipped. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the package torture.

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Why FedEx beats up packages in a lab (pictures)

At the shipping giant's Package Lab in Memphis, it puts boxes through a very rough time -- so it can tell you how to protect what's inside. CNET Road Trip 2014 watched the package torture.

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This guy turned his basement into the Starship Enterprise

Anthony Sforza may be the ultimate "Star Trek" fan, and he has $500,000 worth of Trekkie memorabilia to prove it.

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Semiconductor factory turned into high-tech indoor veggie farm

A defunct factory in Japan has a new life as an LED-powered indoor farm that turns out 10,000 heads of lettuce per day.

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You're not playing Angry Birds anymore, but robots are

A new study from Georgia Tech shows that kids like to teach things to robots more than they do to adults. And that's OK.

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DARPA developing memory-restoring neural prosthesis

An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

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Transformer jet is like the Optimus Prime of planes

BAE Systems unveils fascinating new concept aircraft that transform, self-heal, can 3D-print UAVs, and have concentrated laser beams to disable enemy missiles.

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Fruit fly astronauts set to live for generations in space

Some tiny astronauts are scheduled to fly up to the International Space Station to help scientists model the effects of long-term space exposure on humans.

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