Metal

10.08.13
Doris Sung explains the tech behind her breathing, eco-friendly architecture (video)
10.08.13

Doris Sung explains the tech behind her breathing, eco-friendly architecture (video)

Doris Sung has spent the past few years designing "breathing" architecture that adapts to environm...

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07.17.13
Apple patent hints at possibility of Liquidmetal iPhone and iPad
07.17.13

Apple patent hints at possibility of Liquidmetal iPhone and iPad

For all its tough chemical properties and unusual capacity for intricate molding, Liquidmetal is a...

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02.08.12
Japan to reduce rare earth consumption in response to China's export controls
02.08.12

Japan to reduce rare earth consumption in response to China's export controls

Japan took another step toward lessening its rare earths dependence today, announcing plans to dra...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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