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polyethylene

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Got a plastic bottle? Now you've got an antifungal fighting machine

IBM Research has developed a way to convert PET plastic to an antifungal therapy. It hopes the new method could help more than a billion people suffering from infections.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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Rockaroo turns the infant swing into a high-tech gadget

The infant swing gets turned on its head and stocked with sensors to keep baby happy.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Solar Bag concept purifies water as you walk

Relying on UV in sunlight as a purifier, the Solar Bag could help people without clean drinking water.

By Aug. 5, 2012

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The Cubodira cutting board transforms into a dish rack

A story of invention, the Cubodira looks to save space on the kitchen countertop. Combining two disparate objects into one, the gadget has the potential for perpetual use.

By Mar. 8, 2013

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Adorable dino night light powered by algae

A 3D-printed dinosaur filled with bioluminescent algae glows in the dark, fueled by photosynthesis.

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Google's Project Loon balloons can circle Earth three times

The cutting-edge balloons that Google built for its Wi-Fi broadcasting will be able to travel around the world three times, or for 100 days.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Volvo sunshade charges with solar power

A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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The Barbecue Dining Boat starts a new sport

The Barbecue Dining Boat integrates a charcoal grill directly in the center of a polyethylene hulled boat. Enter competitive relaxing.

By Jun. 12, 2012

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2013 Honda Fit EV

The Honda Fit EV shows range similar to that of other compact electric cars on the market and drives well enough, but ultimately feels like a retrofit project car rather than a fully realized futuristic production vehicle.

By Apr. 14, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Apr. 14, 2014

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