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Fluid-filled ChildVision specs let kids do the adjusting

A kids' version of eyeglass lenses that can be adjusted with a twist of the dial gets a design nod, hopefully bringing the low-cost specs one step closer to the developing world.

By July 19, 2013

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Science finds a new way to unboil an egg

There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.

By January 26, 2015

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SpaceX reveals fiery end to rocket on Twitter, Vine

Instead of landing softly on the bobbing ocean platform meant to receive it, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket tipped, crashed and burst into flames. It's all on display via Twitter and Vine.

By January 16, 2015

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Headphones for your eyes: Avegant and Vuzix focus on movies and games, not VR (hands-on)

They're not exactly VR, but head-worn video glasses were once again lurking in Las Vegas, promising entertainment on your face. Can the idea finally take off?

By January 13, 2015

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'Close but no cigar' for SpaceX's try at historic rocket landing

The private space-exploration company successfully sends a cargo capsule off to the International Space Station, but its "reusable" rocket crashes into its floating landing pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

By January 10, 2015

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What mattered at CES 2015 -- Day 2

With the major press events behind us and the doors officially open, CES has shifted into a different mode. Here are the highlights from Day 2 of the world's biggest tech show.

By January 7, 2015

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Chrysler shows off smarter UConnect app at CES 2015

Chrysler's big news for CES 2015 is a new connected car app, complete with vehicle health reports and the ability to look up a destination on your phone and send it to the car's navigation system.

By January 5, 2015

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The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass

Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.

By November 26, 2014

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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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This peculiar cup could give astronauts the espresso experience in space

A specially designed "space cup" would let astronauts sip their espresso in Zero-G style aboard the ISS.

By November 25, 2014