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nanotech

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Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks defy water, stains

These trunks designed to repel water promise to make soggy swimsuits a thing of the past, but months after being funded on Kickstarter, some backers are complaining.

By May 23, 2014

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Poetic nanotech poster eats air pollution

An experimental poster created with an air-purifying nanotech formula is currently scrubbing pollutants out of the atmosphere in England.

By May 15, 2014

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Could Viagra make it harder to spread malaria?

The drug that comes in a little blue pill could help keep malaria contained by stiffening up the parasite that causes it, say researchers.

By May 16, 2015

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Laugh at spills and sweat with this Silic stain-proof nanotech T-shirt

Silic is a concept T-shirt that promises to stay dry and repel water-based stains. It's raking in the funds on Kickstarter.

By December 18, 2013

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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IBM's super-quiet nanotech research rooms (pictures)

At Big Blue's Zurich research lab, a nanotechnology center uses rooms that keep out vibrations, audio and radio noise, and magnetic fields so atomic-scale structures can be studied. Here's a look at the rooms.

8 Images By October 18, 2013

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I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on)

A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine.

By December 20, 2014

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Building anything, anywhere starts with this 3D printer

This solar-powered 3D printer fits in a suitcase and can replicate itself or print parts to build an even larger 3D printer.

By October 14, 2014

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Bulletproof men's suit blends Bruce Wayne style, Batman-worthy tech

The Diamond Armor suit is encrusted with gems, repels bullets and stains, and has on-board air conditioning. A good thing, because the $3.2 million price tag will get some sweating.

By March 10, 2014

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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