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The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015

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Appliance Science: Dishwashers and the physics of water

What do rockets have in common with your dishwasher? How does your dishwasher tell when the dishes are clean? Appliance Science looks at the physics that help get your dishes clean.

By May 12, 2015

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Using HoloLens, Microsoft overlays physical robot with holographic robot

At Build 2015, Microsoft shows how HoloLens integrates digital objects with real-world objects in a single environment.

April 29, 2015

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Google's Android Pay to duke it out with Apple Pay

Its Wallet app failed to take off, but Google is trying again with a new system.

By May 28, 2015

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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015

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Appliance Science: The warm physics of sous vide cooking

A different approach to heat can make a big difference in the taste of food. Appliance Science looks at the warm (but not boiling) physics of sous vide cooking.

By March 24, 2015

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Laser cutter modded to destroy physical Space Invaders

The awesome zapping power of a laser cutter is harnessed to dispose of an invading space army in fiery style.

By March 23, 2015

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Appliance Science: The circulating physics of convection ovens

How can a fan make things cook quicker? It's all about the physics of circulating air. Appliance Science looks at how convection ovens work.

By March 18, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015