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08.03.15
'Plasmonics' could lead to super-fast optic communications
08.03.15

'Plasmonics' could lead to super-fast optic communications

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new kind of material that could improve the spee...

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04.08.15
Liquid metal printing puts flexible circuits on 'anything'
04.08.15

Liquid metal printing puts flexible circuits on 'anything'

Thanks to top universities and some companies, soft robots and stretchy electronics are already a...

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03.24.15
Putting a virtual nose on video games could reduce simulator sickness
03.24.15

Putting a virtual nose on video games could reduce simulator sickness

Virtual reality can be nauseating. It tricks a part of the brain into believing the body is moving...

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03.23.15
Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries
03.23.15

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more tha...

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02.03.15
Amazon's first staffed pickup spot lets students get textbooks quickly
02.03.15

Amazon's first staffed pickup spot lets students get textbooks quickly

Sure, Amazon has unmanned delivery lockers to save you the trouble of waiting for a courier, but t...

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04.22.14
University wants you to capture the 'soundscapes' of Earth
04.22.14

University wants you to capture the 'soundscapes' of Earth

Remember when Ridley Scott asked people to record videos to be compiled into the Life in a Day mov...

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04.16.13
Purdue University's ReadingMate makes the classic reading-running combo a little easier
04.16.13

Purdue University's ReadingMate makes the classic reading-running combo a little easier

Universities aren't just places for students to cut classes and enjoy themselves before eventually...

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05.01.12
Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical computing
05.01.12

Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical computing

The speed of light is the universal speed limit, so naturally, optical technologies appeal when tr...

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