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Polymer dollars: Fingering Canada's plastic bills

The new polymer $20 now in circulation may look and feel fake, but it's designed to stop counterfeiting.

By December 2, 2012

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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With faster Chrome browser, Google offers an Android alternative

On mobile devices, the Web hasn't lived up to its promise of a universal programming foundation. Google is trying to change that.

By June 26, 2014

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Google's Material Design unifies user interface for Android, Web

The upcoming "L" version of Android version brings a new user interface, and Google's Web apps will adopt it, too. It's one of many new Android features Google showed at its Google I/O show.

By June 25, 2014

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Google vies for coders' hearts and minds at Google I/O

Google really wants better software for Android and the Web. At Google I/O this week, it will attempt to help programmers get more out of both.

By June 24, 2014

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This chemical iris could revolutionize smartphone camera design

A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.

By June 24, 2014

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Vessyl smart cup can tell Coke from Pepsi

This powerful, sensor-fitted cup identifies what you're drinking and tells you how it affects your health and hydration needs.

By June 12, 2014

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How OLED lighting aims to be the star of the glow (Q&A)

As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.

By May 27, 2014

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Flying drone meets 3D printer, buzzwords hit critical mass

A new flying drone has been equipped with materials that harden to form a sticky foam, giving it potential applications in hard-to-reach areas.

By May 12, 2014

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Plastic hit by bullet regrows after getting hit

Will the future bring self-healing car bumpers? Researchers create a type of plastic that can regenerate over cracks and holes.

By May 8, 2014