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Jan 8, 2016 01:45 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Men who aren’t interested in having children could soon be shooting blanks -- no vasectomy required.
Dec 6, 2015 11:15 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This week, we feature ink made from algae, an electric Porche, a glowing bandaid and a virtual reality system that gives you the feeling of flight.
Nov 10, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Spider silk-like proteins could be a viable alternative to the petroleum-based nylon and polyester, which dominate performance outerwear.
Oct 28, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Researchers at MIT are working with New Balance to create living sportswear fabrics. Continue reading →
Jun 28, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Throwable cameras, 3D-printed hearts and cars and maglev hoverboards right out of the 80s movie 'Back to the Future' round out this week's gallery.
Jun 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The microswimmers, inspired by Lyme's Disease viruses, are biodegradable and won't trigger an immune response in the body. Continue reading →
May 19, 2015 03:17 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
MIT professor introduces photosynthetic prototype that generates fuel and emulates human gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2015 01:11 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A new study puts an archeological twist on a single-cell organism's unique path-finding abilities.
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