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Khan Academy to offer free SAT prep materials

The College Board announces a revamped SAT and a partnership with Khan Academy. CNET's Sumi Das talks to founder Sal Khan about how the online learning site hopes to improve college opportunities for students, and its work with the White House.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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3D printer pumps out items in many materials and hues

Stratasys' Objet500 Connex3 3D printer is capable of creating products in one print job that are rigid, flexible, and come in hundreds of colors.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Semiconductors could detect nuclear materials

Researchers at Northwestern University design new semiconductor material that could be part of a futuristic handheld device for spying hazardous materials, including nuclear weapons.

By Sep. 14, 2011

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White House aims to boost U.S.-made high-tech materials

At a ceremony, the Obama administration, along with dozens of corporate, academic, and research partners, touts the Materials Genome Initiative.

By May. 14, 2012

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New materials promise ultra-low-power computing

UC Berkeley researchers unveil materials that could potentially reduce the amount of voltage required for a CPU to operate, paving the way for ultra-low-power computing.

By Sep. 12, 2011

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Scientist's $40 microwave zaps better heat-to-power materials

Rensselaer researchers say sulfur-doped and microwave-cooked nanomaterials could lead to refrigerators with no moving parts or cars that make electricity from waste heat.

By Jan. 18, 2012

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Military materials toughen up laptop, iPad bags

Los Angeles designer Spencer Nikosey makes a range of backpacks and gadgets bags crafted from tough military fabrics from various wars.

By Apr. 8, 2011

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Lindsey's living room: The raw materials

Want to win a custom Molly Nerd Voice ringtone? Just tell Lindsey how she can elegantly fit a flat-screen TV into her living room.

6 Images By Apr. 19, 2010

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Serious Materials goes from drywall to software

Serious Materials, which makes energy-efficient building materials, branches into energy management software for commercial buildings, an increasingly crowded area.

By Sep. 27, 2010

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iPhone 5 and iPad 3 suppliers prepare materials for September launch

Companies that handle Apple's manufacturers are reportedly gearing up for production of the iPhone 5 and iPad 3, ready for a September launch.

By Jul. 1, 2011