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Mountain Bike Oregon - A 3-day dream vacation

Smith Optics launches lighter, safer mountain bike helmet

Unfortunately, it’s a rare thing for a helmet manufacturer to highlight their new product’s improved safety.<p>More often than not, helmet manufacturers …

Cervelo founder calls for industry-wide fork steerer test

The cycling industry isn’t doing enough to prevent fork steerer failures.<p>That’s the opinion of a man who would know: Cervélo co-founder Phil White, …

An Astronomer Followed a Whim -- and Discovered a New Moon for Neptune

A reminder of how much we still have to learn about our own little corner of the universe<p>It started when Mark Showalter followed a whim. On July 1, the SETI Institute astronomer was studying -- as one does, when one is a SETI Institute astronomer -- archival pictures from the Hubble Space …

Chris Froome defends yellow from the front on Mont Ventoux

The leader of the Tour de France won stage 15 in decisive fashion on Sunday, dominating the final kilometers of the climb to Mont Ventoux.<p>After a …

Rwanda's approach proves perfect antidote to counterfeit drugs

Globalisation has brought people many wonderful things, but occasionally it brings them death, thanks to the growing international trade in bad …

Power Testing: Can Two New Laptops Really Last All Day?

Most consumers pay little or no attention to the processors and other chips that power their computers, and rightly so. In recent years, changes to …

Batteries

Racing the Trans-Sylvania Epic isn't about racing

New device can extract human DNA with full genetic data in minutes

Take a swab of saliva from your mouth and within minutes your DNA could be ready for analysis and genome sequencing with the help of a new …