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pollution

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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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A guide to spotting bright Comet Lovejoy

The first big comet-spotting opportunity of the year is already under way. Here's how to head outside this month to spy a steaming space rock called Lovejoy.

By January 10, 2015

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Sea-snail perfume may help save coral reefs

The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.

By December 15, 2014

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Tzoa wearable turns you into a walking air-quality sensor

Unlike wearables that keep track of what's going on inside your body, this one sniffs the air and measures the sunshine to help you stay healthy.

By December 9, 2014

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A home air purifier with a cool twist -- cold plasma

The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.

By November 11, 2014

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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014

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This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life

A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."

By October 23, 2014

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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

By October 19, 2014

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Foxconn brushes off claims of pollution in China

The company says that any emissions from its plant in Kunshan are well within the legal limits.

By August 5, 2013

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014