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conductivity

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Stretchable gold conductors bring bling to elastic electronics

Researchers work with gold nanoparticles to build a stretchy, conductive material that could go into medical devices and wearable technology.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Scientists create world's tiniest Mona Lisa

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have "painted" a copy of the Mona Lisa at a width of just 30 microns -- no wider than a human hair.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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How to save a wet mobile phone - and what not to do

When your phone does a Tom Daley and somersaults into the bath, you'll need a solution, fast. Keep these tips in mind for when it happens.

By Aug. 16, 2012

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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Honda explores nano technology

Honda Research Institute announces advances in nano technology. The full report is available in today's edition of Science magazine.

By Oct. 2, 2009

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Nanowires give you heart of gold, literally

In the future, your heart could be repaired with gold nanowire cell patches.

By Sep. 28, 2011

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The Inolve Fliwer: Green thumbs optional

The Fliwer Sensor system wants to be your garden guru.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Tiny bunny sculpture the size of a bacterium

A microscopic sculpture of a bunny demonstrates a new material that could pave the way for implantable electronics to treat conditions such as Parkinson's and depression.

By May. 31, 2013

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BlackBerrify your iPhone with Spike keyboard case

You won't have to charge this compact accessory, but you'll need very small fingers.

By Jan. 8, 2013

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Gadget, heal thyself

Engineers at the University of Illinois demonstrate self-healing electrical circuits that hold promise for electronic devices with improved reliability and longer lives.

By Dec. 21, 2011