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Why do these Nike sunglasses cost $395?

Nike's new Vaporwing sunglasses for runners may not have any electronics, but according to Nike Vision a lot of technology went into building them.

By February 8, 2016

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Shape-shifting 'superhero' material can lift 1,000 times its weight

Call Wayne Industries! A stretchy new polymer can pack a punch, with a shoelace-size piece able to lift the weight of a liter of soda, its creators say.

By February 9, 2016

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Queasy quasar: Turbulent galaxy upchucks its star-making material

The most luminous galaxy in the universe is a roilingly turbulent quasar in the process of ejecting all its star-forming gas.

By January 18, 2016

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Ultrathin film could be the key to solving battery fires (Tomorrow Daily 298 show notes)

Stanford researchers are showing off a new material they believe could prevent lithium ion batteries from overheating.

By January 13, 2016

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Special material could prevent hoverboard fires (Tomorrow Daily 298)

Jeff and Ashley cover a nano-nickel film designed to stop battery fires and a collaboration between Ford and IBM aiming to help streamline smart transportation.

By January 13, 2016

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Concrete for Mars shelters made from Martian materials

Researchers develop a type of concrete for Mars colonies made from materials that can be found on the Red Planet.

By January 11, 2016

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Star Trek transporter LED coasters materialize your cocktails

Beam up your scotch in your own home with a set of LED coasters that come complete with Star Trek sound effects.

By December 3, 2015

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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

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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

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Bark Knight: Batman cowl and cape made out of plant material

The DC superhero's iconic suit gets an organic makeover by a French artist sometimes known as Mr. Plant who is not the male version of Poison Ivy, probably.

By July 8, 2015