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Spacesuit aerogel technology makes these jackets toasty warm

Flexible aerogel insulation makes the Lukla Endeavour jacket thin, lightweight -- and excellent protection from the cold.

By 11 March 2015

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Oculus Rift's 2016 launch could be too late for early VR adopters (Tomorrow Daily 174)

We're as excited as anyone for the Oculus Rift, but we're also interested in other hardware that comes to market this year. Will consumers be willing to wait until early next year for Facebook's VR headset, or will they choose to invest in a product with an earlier launch date?

By 7 May 2015

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Graphene aerogel is the new world's lightest substance

Aerographite has been dethroned as the world's lightest substance, replaced by a new form of graphene aerogel.

By 25 March 2013

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Embercase iPhone case doubles as hand warmer

An unusual marriage of phone protection and hand-warming technology results in the crowdfunded Embercase.

By 29 October 2014

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The beer can koozie grows up with ColdCan

The ColdCan picks up where foam koozies left off. Featuring a hard-shell exterior, the durable drink insulator also integrates a lid.

By 2 May 2014

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High-tech aerogels wrap homes with insulation

Aspen Aerogels is selling aerogels--a high-tech insulating material used in oil and gas pipelines and in aerospace--to retrofit older homes to be more energy efficient.

By 3 February 2010

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iPad used to paint ghostly midair messages

Wanna get creative with your tablet? Check out Dentsu London's iPad light painting technique, just in time for writing Halloween messages.

By 19 September 2010

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Weatherization plan covers solar, efficiency tech

The federally funded home weatherization program aimed at low-income families is no longer just about caulk and insulation.

By 21 August 2010

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Energy geeks compete for coolest solar home

Upcoming Solar Decathlon contest will judge 20 solar-powered homes built by college students. MIT's entry is already under construction. Photos: MIT's solar house

By 10 August 2007