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Sure, the screen on your smartphone is likely scratch-resistant, but it still won't survive a drop to the sidewalk. However, that could all change if University of Akron scientists get their shatterproof touchscreen film into shipping hardware. They've developed transparent electrodes that, when l

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So Apple could be working on an iPhone with a thinner display, you say. Look what we have here, possibly in the nick of time: it's a newly granted Apple patent for a screen with in-cell touch, where the LCD and touch recognition are integrated into one panel instead of stacking up in separate laye

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With the modern US soldier turning into a walking gadget, the army has some heavy reasons to lower battery weights. Its own scientists might have the answer, claiming 30 percent energy density jumps could happen using additives they developed. Those \"sacrificial agent\" materials would bond with el

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Researchers at MIT reckon they've struck oil. In fact, you're looking at what they call \"Cambridge crude\" -- a substance that could halve the weight and cost of EV batteries and make them quicker to charge too. The black goo is packed with a high concentration of energy in the form of particles s

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Looking to spark up a makeshift psychology lab in the basement of your house? Look no further than the galvanic skin response computer mouse. For those unaware, GSR electrodes can gather data about human interactions with computers, though most rigs are so invasive that test subjects end up freakin

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Sure, your games are thrilling and all, but they don't exactly cause actual pain, do they? Well, that's all going to change thanks to the two twisted dreamers who started the company Mindwire, and their electroshock feedback device, the V5. That's right, next time you get fragged in Unreal, sacked

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As if there weren't enough \"almost theres\" in the world of printable circuits, now we've got yet another team developing their own iteration of a printing press for electronics. The group, which includes scientists from DuPont and Organic ID, has reportedly \"fabricated a printing plate used to print

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