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04.08.15
Liquid metal printing puts flexible circuits on 'anything'
04.08.15

Liquid metal printing puts flexible circuits on 'anything'

Thanks to top universities and some companies, soft robots and stretchy electronics are already a...

By M. Moon,   04.08.15
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03.23.15
Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries
03.23.15

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more tha...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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02.03.15
Amazon's first staffed pickup spot lets students get textbooks quickly
02.03.15

Amazon's first staffed pickup spot lets students get textbooks quickly

Sure, Amazon has unmanned delivery lockers to save you the trouble of waiting for a courier, but t...

By J. Fingas,   02.03.15
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09.24.14
Robotic fabric acts like a muscle, makes foam blocks wriggle
09.24.14

Robotic fabric acts like a muscle, makes foam blocks wriggle

When we think about robotics, we don't typically think about a lump of inert foam -- but with the...

By S. Buckley,   09.24.14
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04.16.13
Purdue University's ReadingMate makes the classic reading-running combo a little easier
04.16.13

Purdue University's ReadingMate makes the classic reading-running combo a little easier

Universities aren't just places for students to cut classes and enjoy themselves before eventually...

By J. Rigg,   04.16.13
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03.27.13
Recyclable organic solar cells: a clean fuel future made possible by trees
03.27.13

Recyclable organic solar cells: a clean fuel future made possible by trees

You don't have to know Shel Silverstein to know that trees are exceptionally giving. They're respo...

By J. Volpe,   03.27.13
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05.01.12
Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical computing
05.01.12

Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical computing

The speed of light is the universal speed limit, so naturally, optical technologies appeal when tr...

By M. Gorman,   05.01.12
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03.20.12
Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame
03.20.12

Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame

It's often said there's no such thing as a free lunch and that's doubly the case for free apps. A...

By D. Cooper,   03.20.12
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03.16.12
Ghost Pedal: the virtual wah pedal that Rock Band wishes it had (video)
03.16.12

Ghost Pedal: the virtual wah pedal that Rock Band wishes it had (video)

Jimi would be proud. Eight Purdue University students have concocted what's being dubbed a Ghost Pe...

By D. Murph,   03.16.12
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