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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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Lego to stop producing petroleum-based plastic bricks

Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.

By June 29, 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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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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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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Stunning clarity: Noble Savant in-ear headphones

Some headphones knock you over with mega bass, others hush the outside world. Noble headphones are the kings of clarity.

By June 24, 2015

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Scientists create 'world's darkest material': Vantablack

The Dark Side has some catching up to do. A new nanotech material claims the crown for being the darkest material ever created.

By July 14, 2014

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Google's Material Design unifies user interface for Android, Web

The upcoming "L" version of Android version brings a new user interface, and Google's Web apps will adopt it, too. It's one of many new Android features Google showed at its Google I/O show.

By June 25, 2014

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Gravity-defying 3D printer to print bridge over water in Amsterdam

A 3D printer that can print "cables" of material in any orientation is set to 3D-print a steel bridge over a canal in Amsterdam.

By June 14, 2015