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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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Apple chastised for unsafe working conditions in supplier factory

China Labor Watch and Green America say the iPhone maker hasn't lived up to its commitments to improve worker conditions in a China factory.

By September 4, 2014

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Will a larger-screened iPhone 6 still fit comfortably in one hand?

Leaked photos examined by blog site uSwitch imply Apple may enlarge the screen of its next iPhone but keep the device small enough to use with one hand.

By August 15, 2014

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Could used cigarette butts power our gadgets?

New research from Korea suggests the filters from cigarettes could someday help bring more efficient energy storage to our computers and smartphones.

By August 6, 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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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