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Glowing mice aid nanoparticle research

We've seen glowing animals before, but there's no jellyfish DNA in these luminous mice.

By May 14, 2014

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Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

A Polish firm is the latest to concoct unassuming-looking fluids that harden on impact, making for lighter, more flexible protection on the battlefield and beyond.

By April 6, 2015

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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015

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Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily: Jennifer the (adorable) skiing robot hits the slopes

Jennifer can ski and play hockey -- even though she's a robot -- but there's more to her than just fun and games. Researchers hope that someday, the same principles they're using to program Jenny to play sports will be used to create firefighters and rescue robots, able to adapt to changing environments.

By February 2, 2015

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Google shows off its first complete self-driving car

The company takes the wraps off a finished prototype as it forges ahead with plans to bring driverless cars to market.

By December 22, 2014

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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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First 3D LED printer could print heads-up-display contact lenses

Researchers at Princeton University have developed a 3D printer that can print LEDs in layers -- and it could one day print contact lenses that incorporate heads-up displays.

By November 20, 2014