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04.26.12
Spinach-based solar cells get $90,000 development funds from EPA, Popeye delighted
04.26.12

Spinach-based solar cells get $90,000 development funds from EPA, Popeye delighted

A biohybrid solar panel that substitutes expensive silicon components for a spinach protein has bee...

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03.07.12
App turns Android tabs into math tools for the visually impaired (video)
03.07.12

App turns Android tabs into math tools for the visually impaired (video)

Two high school students are taking part in a bit of an experiment at Vanderbilt University. The co...

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08.18.11
Bionic leg anticipates wearer's movements for more natural motion
08.18.11

Bionic leg anticipates wearer's movements for more natural motion

Vanderbilt University researchers have debuted a new prosthetic leg that promises a more natural...

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02.02.11
Graphene coatings used to repel, attract water, could make Rain-X decidedly obsolete
02.02.11

Graphene coatings used to repel, attract water, could make Rain-X decidedly obsolete

Graphene looks poised to replace our silicon and our touchscreens, even fix our batteries. Now it's...

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08.16.10
Infrared laser shown to quicken heart rate, gives hope for ultra-small pacemakers
08.16.10

Infrared laser shown to quicken heart rate, gives hope for ultra-small pacemakers

Here's an interesting one. Just years after a researcher in Japan realized that lasers could stimula...

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03.02.09
World's smallest periscope provides multi-dimensional view of cells
03.02.09

World's smallest periscope provides multi-dimensional view of cells

We never thought we'd say this, but the standard microscope's day may be coming to an end. Okay, so...

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08.21.07
Rocket-powered mechanical arm might boost prosthetic tech
08.21.07

Rocket-powered mechanical arm might boost prosthetic tech

A group of researchers at Vanderbilt have built a mechanical arm that outperforms traditional batte...

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04.18.07
Arkansas school to trial iPod, WiFi-equipped school bus
04.18.07

Arkansas school to trial iPod, WiFi-equipped school bus

If you thought taking a ride on the GamerBUS was a thrill, this one will really make you long to be...

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