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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

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'Snake Monster' robot has snake-bots for legs

A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.

By December 22, 2014

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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 July 19, 2013

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Appliance Science: The uplifting biology of baking

We owe a lot to an invisible organism that makes foods like bread possible. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at our favorite fungus: yeast.

By December 16, 2014

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Elastic touchscreen lets you pinch and stretch to control

The creators of the prototype interface, called Obake, describe it as a "2.5D display".

By April 18, 2013

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Microsoft sets cloud event for October 20

At an event in San Francisco, CEO Satya Nadella is among the execs on tap to talk about the future of Microsoft's cloud.

By October 7, 2014

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'Back to the Future' Air Mag shoes can be yours for under $100

If you missed out on the official Nike Air Mag shoes back in 2011, you can now get a much more affordable officially licensed replica for your Marty McFly costume.

By September 16, 2014

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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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Google buys cloud-based special-effects startup Zync

The search giant is bolstering its cloud service offerings by adding a company whose technology was used on films like "Star Trek: Into Darkness" and "Looper."

By August 26, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014