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Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.

By November 7, 2015


Why I ditched my Google Cardboard and bought this instead

As VR viewers go, Cardboard is good -- but there are far better options for enjoying virtual reality on your smartphone.

By November 11, 2015


Boobs-on: Interactive sports bra pulls you into alignment

Good posture isn't a choice when you squeeze yourself into Alignmed's new high-tech bra. It's an imperative. CNET's Amanda Kooser knows firsthand.

By October 28, 2015


OMG, we need this cute robot smartphone immediately (Tomorrow Daily 254)

If there's anything we've always wanted (but never realized we did), it's RoBoHoN. Sharp's robot-slash-smartphone can take calls, snap pictures, project images, dance, and melt our hearts into puddles of warm, squishy happiness.

By October 7, 2015


Tape-like material sticks to clothes and analyses your insides

Textile and chemistry company Toyobo is developing Cocomi -- a tape-like material that, when attached to clothing, can read signals from your heart and lungs.

By October 6, 2015


Continuing downward spiral, HTC is removed from Taiwan's Top 50 index

The Taiwanese smartphone pioneer is dropped from the country's top 50 stock index as its market share and stock price continue to dwindle.

By September 7, 2015


Cutting-edge 3D printer prints in 10 materials simultaneously

MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process.

By August 24, 2015


Rubber Band Machine Gun holds 672 elastic shots

The rubber band gun of your childhood can just quit now. The Rubber Band Machine Gun puts it to shame.

By December 19, 2013


Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015


Why virtual reality makes me want to dream of the future

The dream of VR is over 20 years old, but the magic of what it can do now has never been seen before...and it's only going to get better.

By August 3, 2015