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chemical

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Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014

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This chemical iris could revolutionize smartphone camera design

A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.

By June 24, 2014

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Sekisui Chemical claims cheap, long-range lithium battery tech

Much cheaper, longer-range electric cars are on the way if Japan's Sekisui Chemical claims are realized in 2015.

By December 3, 2013

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Syria's chemical war (pictures)

With international norms on the use of chemical weapons allegedly violated, but weak political support for military action, what do we do?

11 Images By September 1, 2013

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Shin-Etsu Chemical eyes 10X boost in smartphone battery life

Shin-Etsu Chemical plans to begin mass production, in three to four years, of material that would enable one-week battery life.

By July 31, 2013

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Petman robot rocks gas mask, chemical suit

You wouldn't want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it's tethered to a treadmill.

By April 8, 2013

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An electronic nose to sniff out nasty chemicals

Using materials technology to add a touch interface to devices, U.K. scientists develop an electronic nose sensor able to be tied into clothing or paper.

By May 11, 2012

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Action film inspires low-cost test for chemical weapon attacks

A researcher says he got his idea to use a nerve-gas antidote to create an inexpensive litmus paper-like nerve-gas sensor after watching "The Rock."

By March 15, 2012

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Litmus-like sensor could detect chemical weapons

The paper strips are designed to change from blue to pink within 30 seconds of exposure to even trace amounts of nerve gas.

By March 13, 2012

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Symantec uncovers cyber espionage of chemical, defense firms

Attacks against about 50 firms featured e-mails with attachments containing a backdoor.

By October 31, 2011