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hydrophobic

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Laugh at spills, sweat with Silic stain-proof nanotech T-shirt

Silic is a concept T-shirt that promises to stay dry and repel water-based stains. It's raking in the funds on Kickstarter.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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Want a better way to waterproof a phone? Try nanocoating

Behind the scenes, a company called P2i has developed a new method for making phones and tablets impervious to H2O.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Science, art collide in amazing psychedelic photos

Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner captures the beauty of basic scientific principles, using sound waves, ferro fluid, and magnets to create art.

By Oct. 5, 2013

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Logitech thanks science for new 'G' PC gaming accessories

Six redesigned mice and keyboards along with two new headsets round out Logitech's new line of PC gaming peripherals, simply called "G."

By Mar. 20, 2013

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Meta-pill delivers multiple drugs at once

Multiple-compartment pill out of Georgia Institute of Technology could deliver different drugs simultaneously to better treat diseases like cancer.

By Jul. 8, 2011

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Delivering anesthesia via contact lenses

The days of administering medicinal eye drops after laser eye surgery may be numbered, according to researchers investigating the slow release of anesthesia via contact lenses.

By Jan. 19, 2012

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This week in Crave: The quadrillion dollar edition

This week, we joined a "Gangnam Style" flash mob, repelled water with our bodies, and voted for a video game hero for president.

By Oct. 13, 2012

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Bose SIE2/SIE2i

While they're no bargain, the Bose SEI2 and SEI2i have an appealing, sweat-resistant design, are very comfortable to wear, and offer decent sound.

By Oct. 12, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 12, 2012
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Origami paper sensor could detect malaria, HIV for 10 cents

Researchers say their 3D point-of-care sensor, called oPad, can be printed on a simple office printer.

By Mar. 8, 2012

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Buoyancy bazooka could save lives at sea

Designer Samuel Adeloju's clever little idea of a life-saving ring that can be "shot" out to a struggling swimmmer has won him 10,000 pounds ($15,890) in the James Dyson Award

By Oct. 7, 2010