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07.05.15
Squid skin could help make color-changing gadgets
07.05.15

Squid skin could help make color-changing gadgets

Not happy with the color of your clothes and devices? Eventually, you might get to change those hu...

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05.12.15
Brain-like circuit performs human tasks for the first time
05.12.15

Brain-like circuit performs human tasks for the first time

There are already computer chips with brain-like functions, but having them perform brain-like tas...

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03.27.15
Laser-activated nanoparticles are coming to clear your acne
03.27.15

Laser-activated nanoparticles are coming to clear your acne

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have developed a high-tech solution to the bane of adolescence: ac...

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10.25.13
Scientists show how to make an integrated circuit using only graphene
10.25.13

Scientists show how to make an integrated circuit using only graphene

IBM built an integrated circuit using graphene back in 2011, but it wasn't a complete breakthrough...

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03.05.13
Physicists steer light on superconducting chips, forge our quantum computing future
03.05.13

Physicists steer light on superconducting chips, forge our quantum computing future

We're still years away from quantum computing becoming an everyday reality, but the physics genius...

By N. Lee,   03.05.13
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11.22.12
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)
11.22.12

UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage....

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06.08.12
UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers
06.08.12

UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers

Organic circuits have been in development for awhile, but it's still rare that the organics are pr...

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04.16.09
AlloSphere three story virtual environment not available for birthday parties, Bat Mitzvahs
04.16.09

AlloSphere three story virtual environment not available for birthday parties, Bat Mitzvahs

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara are developing an immense, wholly immersive VR environment that wou...

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09.10.06
Shuji Nakamura wins €1m for invention of LEDs
09.10.06

Shuji Nakamura wins €1m for invention of LEDs

If you've ever turned on a computer, you can thank Shuji "Fiat Lux" Nakamura for the LED that glows...

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