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Mutant super-spiders weave webs stronger than bulletproof material

A team of Italian scientists turns ordinary spiders into super-spiders that can produce a web with fibers stronger than Kevlar. Hopefully the finding will also lead to a better Spider-Man movie.

By May 9, 2015

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Almost all smartphones sold today have the same two flaws -- and the cases you're buying prove it

Commentary: Today's smartphones are incredibly sleek, well-designed electronic devices except for two glaring issues. Maybe someday that will change.

By May 13, 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By February 18, 2015

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'Sword of Heaven' katana blade forged from meteorite

The "Sword of Heaven" is a blade fit for a space samurai. The elegant katana blade is made with metal from an ancient meteorite.

By May 18, 2015

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The Airwolf 3D AW3D HD-R 3D printer can print lots of materials

Airwolf 3D printed an entire custom-fit dress and accessories to show off its new AW3D HD-R 3D printer.

By January 7, 2015

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That next-gen antenna? It may be printed right onto your shirt

Using an exotic form of carbon called graphene, researchers print antennas on paper and other materials with a process that could bring network links to many cheap devices.

By May 19, 2015

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Samsung's not done: Tech giant looks to new phones, materials to rally

The South Korean company warned that its third-quarter operating profit would tumble 60 percent but said it would introduce new smartphones to attract customers in new segments. Will it be enough?

By October 7, 2014

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Samsung graphene breakthrough set to turn 'wonder material' into wearable tech

Samsung's future-gazing scientists claim to have cooked up a way of developing atom-thin silicon alternative graphene on a commercial scale.

By April 4, 2014

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Real-life Predator blade gauntlet is the stuff of nightmares

Remember those deadly wrist blades in "Alien vs. Predator"? The folks of "Man at Arms: Reforged" have built a real blade gauntlet that looks absolutely deadly.

By May 21, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015