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microchips

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With a drop of liquid, IBM develops a new microchip switch

Ionic liquids can switch the state of a metal oxide from conducting to insulating and back again, something that could be useful for computer processing and memory.

By March 21, 2013

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Google finds partner to produce 'smart' contact lenses for diabetics

An agreement between the Google[x] resesearch lab and pharmaceutical giant Novartis will license the technology for actual medical use for people with diabetes and other conditions.

By July 15, 2014

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By July 6, 2014

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Could wearable tech read minds to sell ads?

Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.

By May 21, 2014

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Brain-inspired circuit board 9000 times faster than an average PC

Bioengineers at Stanford University have developed microchips based on the human brain that are more energy efficient and up to 9000 times faster than the typical PC.

By April 30, 2014

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Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearable

Startup bringing wearable devices to canines packs a key feature into its next device that will track a pet's location.

By May 21, 2014

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The tiniest sandcastle you will ever see

Wow! An artist and scientist create striking works of microscopic art etched onto single grains of sand.

By March 31, 2014

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Freescale's Internet-of-things controller chip cut down to size

Need an electronic brain for your keychain computer? Freescale's KL03, half the size of a golf ball dimple and costing 75 cents, might be just the thing.

By February 25, 2014

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3D video of sperm could help docs spot strong swimmers

By generating a progressive series of holograms, scientists can watch sperm move and look for structural anomalies that make them less viable, helping to improve odds during in vitro fertilization.

By February 11, 2014

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Intel puts new Arizona chip factory on back burner

After pledging to invest $5 billion on its Fab 42 high-tech manufacturing plant, the chip maker puts the project on hold.

By January 14, 2014