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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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Drone crashes into Yellowstone hot spring, defying park rules

Even though unmanned aerial vehicles are banned in national parks, a tourist manages to accidentally fly one into Yellowstone's famous Grand Prismatic Spring.

By August 7, 2014

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Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks defy water, stains

Soggy swimsuits may be history if these trunks get a Kickstart. Their nanotech secret sauce is supposed to never wash out.

By May 23, 2014

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Uber defies Government warnings, launches ridesharing to public

Despite warnings, Uber has opened its ridesharing service to the public and gone on a marketing offensive offering free rides from Kings Cross.

By April 30, 2014

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Google Chrome's shutdown glitch defies an easy fix

There are as many causes as there are potential solutions for the browser's failure to relaunch. It's simpler to click the error message's Restore option than to troubleshoot the glitch.

By February 18, 2014

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Apple defies price war with iPad Air, says Deutsche Bank

As many laptops dip below $400 to combat the popularity of tablets, Apple isn't falling prey to price wars yet, says Deutsche Bank.

By December 11, 2013

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23andMe defies FDA order to halt DNA testing

23andMe continues to sell its genetic sequencing tests despite a government order to stop.

By November 25, 2013

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Scientists create 'world's darkest material': Vantablack

The Dark Side has some catching up to do. A new nanotech material claims the crown for being the darkest material ever created.

By July 14, 2014

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Mataerial 3D printer defies gravity

A new 3D printer does away with SLS layering, and is able to print gravity-defying cables in three dimensions.

By May 22, 2013

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Xiaomi sells 26 million smartphones in first half of 2014

Xiaomi bucks a reportedly slowing Chinese market with 26.1 million smartphones sold in the first half of 2014, a 271 percent increase compared with the year before.

By July 2, 2014