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Researchers have found deposits of impact glass (in green) preserved in Martian craters, including Alga Crater, shown here. The detection is based on data from the instrument Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/JHUAPL/Univ. of Arizona

NASA Finds Glass On Mars That Could Reveal Clues About Past Life On Red Planet

NASA researchers have found deposits of glass on Mars that may have preserved evidence about past life on the red planet.

06/08/2015

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Grocery Outlet Puts Harris Ranch Beef Back On Shelves After Lab Finds Coarse Salt, Not Glass In Product

Grocery Outlet stores nationwide have resumed selling Harris Ranch beef after a laboratory hired by the meat company found what appeared to be coarse salt in the product, and not chips of glass as a customer had originally reported.

05/27/2015

Five-pound packages of Harris Ranch ground beef from Grocery Outlet. (CBS)

Beef Company Says Coarse Salt, Not Glass Pieces Found In Meat; Oakley Couple Stands By Story

The Harris Ranch Beef Company has responded after an Oakley couple reported finding small pieces of glass in their meatloaf, saying it was coarse salt.

05/21/2015

Five-pound packages of Harris Ranch ground beef from Grocery Outlet. (CBS)

Grocery Outlet Pulls Ground Beef Packages After Customer Finds Glass Pieces Inside

A grocery chain pulled ground beef packages from its shelves after a customer reported finding pieces of glass inside the meat. UPDATE: Testing confirmed the crystals were coarse salt.

05/20/2015

A skyscraper under construction in San Francisco. (CBS)

Overseas Glass Shortage Delaying Construction Of New San Francisco High-Rises

Construction of the Bay Area’s newest skyscrapers has been hampered by delays costing millions of dollars. The delays are being blamed on a huge shortage of glass.

03/25/2015

San Francisco's Dolores Park after vandals smashed beer bottles in the playground. (photo credit: Chris Filippi/ KCBS)

Building Supplier Donates 20 Tons Of Sand To SF’s Dolores Park After Vandals Shattered Glass In Playground

Cemex, an international building materials supplier, has donated 20 tons of sand to refill the sandbox at Mission Dolores Park in San Francisco after vandals broke glass in the playground last month.

03/09/2015

A visitor of the 'NEXT Berlin' conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. 'NEXT Berlin' describes itself as 'a meeting place for the European digital industry'. Organisers say that at the conference, 'marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months'. The conference is running from April 23 to 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / OLE SPATA / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Glass Sales Discontinued For Consumers; Wearable Device To Be Revamped

Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version that’s less likely to be viewed as a freakish device.

01/15/2015

Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants watches batting practice before the spring training game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Turns Into A Google Glass Fan: ‘I’m Glassing’

The former San Francisco slugger and home run king now counts himself among the fans of the controversial wearable device.

09/30/2014

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Some Corona Beers Recalled Over Possible Glass Particles In Bottles

Beer drinkers may want to check their bottles after Constellation Brands announced a recall of some Corona Extra bottles that may contain small particles of glass.

08/19/2014

Sources told KPIX 5 that that Google is building a floating marketing center for Google Glass off Treasure Island. (CBS)

Google Sells East Coast Barge For Scrap, Fate Of California Barge Not Yet Known

Google Inc. has confirmed to the Associated Press that they no longer own the East Coast version of the Google Barge, a structure that was built in a shroud of secrecy at the same time as one constructed off of Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.

08/01/2014

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