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polymers

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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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Photos: Polymer Vision's Readius with rollable display

Polymer Vision is taking E Ink to rollable places with its Readius -- a device that rolls a 127mm (5-inch) screen into a compact form factor, making it far more portable than Sony's Reader

By February 14, 2007

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Honey, can you print my new blood vessels?

Novel engineering adds brief laser impulses to 3D, inkjet-printed blood vessels to form capillaries, resulting in a complete and functional artificial organ made of polymers and biomolecules.

By September 16, 2011

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Color-changing materials react to force

Many uses in store for new polymers that change color when physically stressed, researchers say.

By May 14, 2009

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BigRep 3D printer can print whole pieces of furniture

A brand new 3D printer has arrived on the scene with the biggest print bed of any consumer model -- large enough to print small pieces of furniture.

By February 20, 2014

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Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.

By April 13, 2014

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Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.

By June 18, 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

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3D-print your own invisibility cloak, kind of

Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.

By May 7, 2013