Metal

01.24.12
Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily
01.24.12

Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily

Instead of spending millions upon millions to clean up the next oil spill, why don't we just all p...

By A. Toor,   01.24.12
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10.20.11
Major Chinese supplier halts rare earths production in attempt to boost prices
10.20.11

Major Chinese supplier halts rare earths production in attempt to boost prices

With prices sliding and uncertainty rising, China's biggest producer of rare earth minerals has...

By A. Toor,   10.20.11
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07.04.11
Japanese scientists discover massive rare earth deposits, China bristles
07.04.11

Japanese scientists discover massive rare earth deposits, China bristles

China's control over the rare earths market hasn't faced too many challenges over the past few ye...

By A. Toor,   07.04.11
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06.04.11
Scientist cooks up adjustable strength metals
06.04.11

Scientist cooks up adjustable strength metals

As you may know, crafting a katana is a delicate process that involves carefully constructing a r...

By T. O'Brien,   06.04.11
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05.30.11
ASUS outs UX21 ultrathin laptop with up to Core i7 CPUs (video hands-on!)
05.30.11

ASUS outs UX21 ultrathin laptop with up to Core i7 CPUs (video hands-on!)

The thickest part of this new laptop is 17mm, its entire body is built from an aluminum alloy (we...

By Vlad Savov,   05.30.11
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04.06.11
Elderly Georgian lady disconnects Armenian internet for half a day... by accident
04.06.11

Elderly Georgian lady disconnects Armenian internet for half a day... by accident

A 75-year old lady from Georgia (the country, not the state) has perpetrated an impressive feat of...

By Vlad Savov,   04.06.11
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04.05.11
Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals
04.05.11

Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals

While the US government hasn't issued an outright ban against the use of 'conflict minerals' coming...

By M. Gorman,   04.05.11
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03.23.11
Original iPad retrofitted to play nice with Smart Cover, magnets largely to thank (video)
03.23.11

Original iPad retrofitted to play nice with Smart Cover, magnets largely to thank (video)

Although we don't exactly know how they work, magnets are one of Earth's many fascinations and ar...

By Sam Sheffer,   03.23.11
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02.14.11
Acer Liquid mt hands-on (video)
02.14.11

Acer Liquid mt hands-on (video)

The Acer Liquid mt, everybody! Oh come on, don't be such snobs, so what if it only has an 800MHz CP...

By Vlad Savov,   02.14.11
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