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01.14.16
ICYMI: Tiny sperm motor, tablet for the blind and more
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ICYMI: Tiny sperm motor, tablet for the blind and more

Infertility treatments might soon hitch an outboard motor to your 'lil swimmers.

By K. Davis,   01.14.16
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12.12.15
Lie detection software learns from real court cases
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Lie detection software learns from real court cases

Humans were only accurate half the time, but the computer was up to 75 percent accurate.

By R. Lawler,   12.12.15
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09.11.15
Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors
09.11.15

Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors

These solar cells just need a little stretch as they twist to follow the sun.

By A. Tarantola,   09.11.15
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06.15.15
Heartbeat chip tests medicine based on your natural rhythms
06.15.15

Heartbeat chip tests medicine based on your natural rhythms

Scientists can simulate organs on chips when testing medicine, but mimicking your natural rhythm i...

By J. Fingas,   06.15.15
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01.27.15
Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries
01.27.15

Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries

Scientists have spent a lot of time trying to lengthen battery life, but safety and thickness matt...

By J. Fingas,   01.27.15
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11.18.14
Tech companies want you to have free web encryption
11.18.14

Tech companies want you to have free web encryption

Ideally, you'd encrypt everything you do on the web to keep it away from spies and thieves. Howev...

By J. Fingas,   11.18.14
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08.08.14
Combating counterfeiters could soon be as easy as breathing
08.08.14

Combating counterfeiters could soon be as easy as breathing

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed an iridescent material that reveals hidde...

By B. Steele,   08.08.14
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06.30.13
University of Michigan activates antimatter 'gun,' cartoon supervillians twirl moustaches anew
06.30.13

University of Michigan activates antimatter 'gun,' cartoon supervillians twirl moustaches anew

At the University of Michigan, an international team of physicists has begun experimenting with its...

By T. Seppala,   06.30.13
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