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“nanotechnology”

Feb 8, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Robots that fight fires, fly, and help us walk dominate this week's Tasty Tech Eye Candy.
Feb 5, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The capsules could absorb the greenhouse gas from a power plant's exhaust path.
Feb 4, 2015 01:04 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
South Korean researchers have a new recipe for making a high-strength, low-density steel alloy that can outperform titanium in strength and ductility.
Jan 29, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Dermal silicone generators harvest the energy of muscle movements to produce static electricity.
Jan 26, 2015 03:40 AM ET
Researchers have found a way to use lasers to cut nanostructure patterns into metal that make the material so water-repellent that H2O just bounces right off of it -- all without the use of chemical coatings.
Jan 21, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The science could lead to rust- and ice-free metals and water-repellant electronics.
Jan 8, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The technique resembles that used to create children's pop-up books, except instead of using paper, the researchers used materials such as silicon.
Jan 6, 2015 06:46 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new material called Prism can be programmed to display different colors and patterns in a way that consumes very little power.
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