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Apr 16, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
A new material could bridge the gap between optics and electronics.
Mar 7, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum
Scientists fabricated a realistic 3-D fingerprint with all its loops and swirls in a commercial 3-D printer.
Dec 27, 2013 02:25 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Scientists grew flower-like lenses using sand and liquid crystal. Continue reading →
Dec 15, 2013 07:30 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A sled house, a floating mouse/trackpad combo and a bike that purifies the air are just a few of the technologies we liked this week.
Oct 30, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
This year's Nikon Small World Competition winners showed how fascinating small things can be if you just zoom in a little.
Sep 20, 2013 12:34 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
Sophisticated, but relatively inexpensive, sonar technology has found bodies of several people missing for decades. Continue reading →
May 7, 2013 01:59 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
A lab that can be carried in the palm of a hand could help diagnose a killer disease in the developing world. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2013 01:12 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
Just like space suits keep astronauts safe in the vacuum of space, so too does this coating keep insects alive in a vacuum chamber. ->
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