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Dec 19, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
In the process, 3D-printed items change shape after they're printed.
Dec 19, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Check out ten technologies from 2014 that never let up the entire year.
Dec 5, 2014 02:14 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
This novel drone can self-assemble anywhere to do its job and then melt into a harmless puddle of sugar, if it gets lost.
Dec 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This paper can be written on and erased more than 20 times with no loss in contrast and resolution.
Dec 1, 2014 02:11 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Technology could help fishermen find and repair damaged nets, instead of abandoning them to become ghost nets. Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Passive radiative cooling uses the entire universe as a place to dump heat.
Nov 29, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Experiments showed that graphene is 10 times better than steel at absorbing the energy of a penetrating projectile. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Chains of electrically activated particles could power microbots that swim through a person's bloodstream to fight disease.
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