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XYZprinting Nobel 1.0 3D Printer

XYZPrinting unveils its first high-end Stereolithography Apparatus (SLA) 3D printer at CES 2015. It costs $1,499, significantly less than others using the same 3D printing technology.

By January 5, 2015

MSRP: $1,499.00

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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Ig Nobel fetes slippery banana peel, Jesus on toast

The 2014 Ig Nobel winners are in, celebrating the best scientific achievements "that first make people laugh, and then makes them think".

11 Images By September 22, 2014

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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Norwegian parliament say NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has made "a critical contribution" to restoring the balance between national security and civil liberties.

By January 29, 2014

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Science students compete for Intel purse

Forty of the brightest high school students from around the country are competing in the ultimate science fair, with projects that have the potential to save lives. The winner of the Intel Science Talent Search will be announced Tuesday, March 10, with a million dollars in awards up for grabs. Previous winners have gone on to win the Nobel Prize. CNET's Kara Tsuboi talked to two finalists who hope their projects can help people who are sick.

By March 6, 2015

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​With restart, Large Hadron Collider to search beyond Higgs boson

Maybe the "God particle" has undiscovered siblings. Maybe dark matter can be detected. After a two-year hiatus, physicists hope they might find the answers.

By March 12, 2015

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Vintage X-rays reveal the hidden effects of corsets

In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.

By February 25, 2015

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Rare part for groundbreaking 1949 British computer found in US

An original piece of the EDSAC, a precursor to the first business computer, has been sent from Pennsylvania to the UK to take up residence at code-breaking site Bletchley Park.

By February 3, 2015

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Higgs boson theory nets Nobel for pair of physicists

The prestigious award goes to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, who a half-century ago independently proposed what became the Higgs boson, discovered in 2012.

By October 8, 2013

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The inspiring stories of women who helped shape science and tech

A dedicated site hosts women connected to the White House telling their favourite stories of trailblazing women in science and technology.

By January 11, 2015