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11.23.15
Your future smartphone's screen will hardly need any power
11.23.15

Your future smartphone's screen will hardly need any power

Bodle's phase change display needs virtually no power, but it's still visible in sunlight.

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11.16.15
Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year is... an emoji
11.16.15

Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year is... an emoji

Oxford Dictionaries thinks the 'tears of joy' icon says more about 2015 than a bunch of letters.

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07.11.14
Images created with nano-pixels are smaller than the width of a human hair
07.11.14

Images created with nano-pixels are smaller than the width of a human hair

A group of Oxford University scientists have accidentally created a new display technology -- one...

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07.08.14
New blood test is an early warning system for Alzheimer's disease
07.08.14

New blood test is an early warning system for Alzheimer's disease

Of all the tragic things that come with Alzheimer's disease, its tendency to sneak up on people is...

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06.08.14
Scientists use lasers to imitate an exploding star here on Earth
06.08.14

Scientists use lasers to imitate an exploding star here on Earth

It could be centuries (if ever) before humans can observe the behavior of a supernova first-hand,...

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04.23.14
Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets
04.23.14

Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets

Doctors dream of using 3D-printed tissues to patch up injuries, but current techniques tend to kil...

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11.16.13
World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality
11.16.13

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is really hard. For one thing q...

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07.17.13
UK to test driverless cars on public roads before the end of 2013
07.17.13

UK to test driverless cars on public roads before the end of 2013

While Americans have seen a few driverless cars on the open road, their British counterparts have...

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