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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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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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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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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

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Here's the innovative CES tech you almost missed

Some of the most innovative startups at CES weren't on the main show floor.

By January 9, 2015

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Take our tour of the hottest tech at CES 2015

If you're here at CES in Las Vegas, you'll quickly find out just how overwhelming the show floor can be. Here are the hot spots you won't want to miss.

By January 6, 2015