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08.19.15
Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets
08.19.15

Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets

An exotic, high-bandwidth laser could help identify the materials in alien planets.

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01.04.15
Nanotech replaces your torn knee ligament without further pain
01.04.15

Nanotech replaces your torn knee ligament without further pain

As Tom Brady and other athletes can attest, you really, really want to avoid tearing your knee's a...

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02.27.13
Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size
02.27.13

Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size

While we've seen more than a few flexible batteries in our day, they're not usually that great at...

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05.27.12
Solid state solar panels are more affordable, say researchers, don't leak
05.27.12

Solid state solar panels are more affordable, say researchers, don't leak

Researchers at Northwestern University have found one way to stop a leak: get rid of the liquid. A...

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01.31.12
Biomask project could regrow burn victims' faces
01.31.12

Biomask project could regrow burn victims' faces

We know it's cliche to say something sounds like science fiction, but this is seriously one of the...

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11.16.11
Researchers increase charging capacity, speed of lithium ion batteries by a factor of ten
11.16.11

Researchers increase charging capacity, speed of lithium ion batteries by a factor of ten

It's not every day that we get to write about advancements in battery technology -- much less one as...

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03.13.11
Northwestern University researchers route photon qubit, make quantum internet possible
03.13.11

Northwestern University researchers route photon qubit, make quantum internet possible

Big brains across the globe continue to unlock the secrets of the qubit and harness it for myriad u...

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01.19.11
Northwestern University's curvilinear 'eyeball camera' is squishy, just like yours
01.19.11

Northwestern University's curvilinear 'eyeball camera' is squishy, just like yours

We've seen gooey lenses before, the Varioptic variety already having found a home in an honest to go...

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07.17.10
Sperm gene same as it was 600 million years ago, miraculously still in fashion
07.17.10

Sperm gene same as it was 600 million years ago, miraculously still in fashion

We've had a thing for sperm ever since Look Who's Talking broadened our appreciation for the reprod...

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