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​Asus shows off two new Transformer Pads running Intel Atom at Computex

Reminiscent of the original netbook, these new 10.1-inch Android hybrids are powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Bay Trail processor.

By 2 June 2014

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World's first atomic wristwatch comes to Kickstarter

A scientist says he's created the world's first true atomic wristwatch, packing a chip-scale atomic clock into a wearable carbon fiber case. And yes, he's made watches before.

By 12 April 2014

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By 19 February 2015

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Intel shows off new Atom processors

Intel has launched its new Atom CPUs for mobile devices at MWC 2014 and talked up its relationships with mobile manufacturers.

By 24 February 2014

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Intel launches new Atom processors, touts mobile wins

The chip giant says during Mobile World Congress that it's making real progress in mobile and that it has signed new agreements with Lenovo, Asus, Dell, and Foxconn.

By 24 February 2014

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By 21 February 2014

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Appliance Science: The hot physics of induction cooktops

How can an electric field cook your dinner? Through the science of induction. In our latest Appliance Science column, we look at how induction cooktops work.

By 13 January 2015

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Leap second to be added to the clock in June

Prepare yourself for a tiny bit more summer. We won't get a leap year until 2016, but this year we will get an extra second.

By 7 January 2015

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Wanderers: 3D-printed spacewear for medieval Arab astronauts

A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.

By 11 December 2014

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Acer upgrades A1-830 tablet, adds Intel Atom CPU, little else

The 4:3 aspect ratio toting tablet is only a slight upgrade from last year's model.

By 8 January 2014