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September 28, 2016
ICYMI: All aboard the world's largest boat elevator
September 28, 2016

ICYMI: All aboard the world's largest boat elevator

China’s elevator beats the lock system any day.

By K. Davis,   September 28, 2016
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August 12, 2016
Squid protein makes textiles self-healing
August 12, 2016

Squid protein makes textiles self-healing

Torn your trousers? Just add water.

By S. Dent,   August 12, 2016
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May 29, 2015
Google's first partner for smart, sensor-laden clothes is Levi's
May 29, 2015

Google's first partner for smart, sensor-laden clothes is Levi's

Remember when we said yesterday that Google's Project Jacquard would lead to the advent of tou...

By C. Velazco,   May 29, 2015
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September 24, 2014
Robotic fabric acts like a muscle, makes foam blocks wriggle
September 24, 2014

Robotic fabric acts like a muscle, makes foam blocks wriggle

When we think about robotics, we don't typically think about a lump of inert foam -- but with...

By S. Buckley,   September 24, 2014
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June 10, 2011
Conductive nanocoating could lead to flexible, wearable devices, Lady Gaga sticks with meat suit
June 10, 2011

Conductive nanocoating could lead to flexible, wearable devices, Lady Gaga sticks with meat suit

Flexible is the new rigid in the gadget world, from OLED panels and e-paper displays to, of co...

By J. Hicks,   June 10, 2011
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August 1, 2010
Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar surpasses nuclear, sewage-fueled rockets and the world's largest turbine
August 1, 2010

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar surpasses nuclear, sewage-fueled rockets and the world's largest turbine

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clea...

By I. ,   August 1, 2010
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November 6, 2009
DIY sewable iPod remote takes just ten minutes, will absolutely warm your heart
November 6, 2009

DIY sewable iPod remote takes just ten minutes, will absolutely warm your heart

Okay, so we fully anticipate that creating the downright adorable object you see above will take fa...

By D. Murph,   November 6, 2009
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July 1, 2009
Video: SCRATCHbot hunts like a rat for those trapped like one
July 1, 2009

Video: SCRATCHbot hunts like a rat for those trapped like one

Designed for search and rescue missions - which, let's face it, are only ever one loose word...

By V. Savov,   July 1, 2009
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March 21, 2007
Philips envisions electronic garb to hasten fitting room adventures
March 21, 2007

Philips envisions electronic garb to hasten fitting room adventures

It looks like the zany engineers at Philips are at it again, cranking out yet another patent applica...

By D. Murph,   March 21, 2007
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