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Jun 21, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
From hydroponic wheel gardens to advanced helicopter rotors to closed-loop micro algae farms, everything seems to be spinning.
Jun 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET
This battery stretches to more than 150 percent of its original size, while remaining capable of powering devices.
Jun 11, 2015 07:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Scientists have found a way to mimic the way the animals' skin generate complex, dynamic patterns of color.
Jun 4, 2015 12:46 PM ET // Renee Morad
A startup believes this could soon become a stronger, stretchier and softer alternative to the material made by silkworms and spiders. Continue reading →
May 7, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Renee Morad
Researchers combined one of the strongest artificial materials, graphene, with one of the strongest natural materials, spider silk.
Apr 29, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Renee Morad
Fabrics, flowers, light fixtures, even eyeballs are gaining color-changing capabilities through materials science.
Apr 8, 2015 02:35 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Metal nanoparticles can be dispensed with traditional inkjet printing technology.
Mar 27, 2015 03:09 PM ET // Renee Morad
Invisibility stickers could trick tough-to-fool infrared cameras.
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