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Sep 13, 2013 10:35 AM ET // LiveScience
Stretchy micro-devices could be embedded in the body and used to power bionic limbs or artificial body parts.
Jul 12, 2013 11:21 AM ET // Jesse Emspak
A polymer mix that changes shape when heated and cooled could power small motors with the heat in the room. Continue reading →
Dec 27, 2010 10:11 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Kiss plastic trash goodbye. British engineers have new tech to recycle it all.
Jul 28, 2011 10:42 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Researchers use inkjet printers to print a simple antenna that can harvest stray electromagnetic energy.
Jan 21, 2012 10:30 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Somewhat like effervescent tablets, these little rockets bubble up, then zoom away.
Apr 1, 2011 12:56 PM ET // Nic Halverson
A super thin coating made from clay and polymers is 100 times more oxygen-impermeable than the existing food packaging.
Nov 16, 2011 04:52 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
New Canadian banknotes will incorporate several security features to make life tough for counterfeiters.
May 11, 2012 02:50 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
A polymer could do what the strongest antibiotics can't: kill superbugs.
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