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Ever wanted to see what hurricanes look like from outer space? Here's your chance

Known for capturing some pretty spectacular moments both on and off our planet, the International Space Station captured and posted footage on Tuesday of a time lapse of three different hurricanes.

The biggest tech expo in Europe is happening now! Here’s what to expect

Germany's IFA in Berlin is one of the largest and oldest tech shows in the world. This year, we expect to see a ton of new devices from Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, Sony, Intel, Panasonic, and many more. Here's what's coming.
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We are still alone: Scientists say signals received last year weren't from aliens

The signals detected near star HD164595 that were thought to possibly be alien appear to just be some type of terrestrial interference, the Russian agency behind the telescope that detected it says.

At IFA, Panasonic shows off new type of living environment built around smart electronics

Panasonic is looking to create a portal to the future. Through the theme of "A better life, a better world," Panasonic is showing off a new type of living environment, built around modern electronics in the modern home.

How a fine spray of water can help automakers build cleaner engines

Bosch wants to bring the water injection system that debuted on the limited-edition BMW M4 GTS to the masses. Relatively simple, water injection promises to boost gas mileage and lower CO2 emissions.
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A 1,000-watt laser blasting rust off of pipes is absolutely mesmerizing

Portable laser cleaner created by Belgian company P-Laser promises to blast away rust, heavy paint, and grease in the coolest way ever. Suddenly deep-cleaning looks a whole lot more enticing!
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Astronauts can now sequence viruses, fungi, and — potentially — alien DNA in space

Over the weekend, ISS astronaut Kate Rubins successfully sequenced samples of a mouse, bacteria, and virus, establishing ta small DNA sequencer as a valuable new tool for space science.

Pre-order Brewie and you’ll soon be brewing up your own craft beers at home

Leave your stills in the prohibition era -- the 21st century has a new tool for home-brewing enthusiasts. After a number of successful crowdfunding campaigns, the world's first automated home brewery, known as the Brewie, is available for…

Trust your gut with Welt — a new smart belt from Samsung

Trusting your gut just got a whole lot easier. Meet the new smart belt from Samsung. Welt is a fashion accessory that happens to double as a fitness monitor, because sometimes, your waistline knows best.

Google DeepMind wants to use machine learning to help treat head and neck cancer

Google DeepMind has announced a new collaboration with University College London Hospital which looks to streamline the preparations required to administer radiotherapy to cancer patients.
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Tease your cat from work with Acer’s new pet-tracking Pawbo Plus cam

Acer's new Wi-Fi pet tracker, the Pawbo Plus camera, will ship later this year with a family of new accessories like a flashlight, treat dispenser, cat teaser, and "whack-a-mole" game.
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SpaceX is getting ready to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets

While it's already been busy successfully landing its reusable rockets on land and at sea, SpaceX hasn't actually gotten around to sending any of them skyward for a second time. But thanks to a deal with satellite company SES, that's about…