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Wanderers: 3D-printed spacewear for medieval Arab astronauts

A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.

By December 11, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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CamelBak's new Google Glass app aims to keep you hydrated

Called Thirst, the app sends hydration alerts based on current weather conditions and allows users to take and share pics mid-workout on the app's microsite.

By August 6, 2013

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Bottoms up! Now you can drink the sweat from your shirt

Throw in some steamy, sodden clothes and out comes pure water. It tastes great because you worked for it.

By July 22, 2013

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15th-century chapel guarded by Alien and gremlins

A small 15th-century chapel in the south-west of France boasts, as gargoyles, Ridley Scott's Alien, Gizmo and a gremlin.

By January 28, 2013

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Google, Garmin, SpaceX win The Economist's Innovation Awards

Google, Garmin and great big space planes are among the winners of The Economist's Innovation Awards 2012.

By November 15, 2012

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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 August 5, 2012

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Flame: A glimpse into the future of war

Claims of cyberwar are overblown, but things are definitely heating up in regard to international conflicts where malware is replacing drone strikes.

By June 3, 2012

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Portable UV-C bottle lights the way to clean water

The CamelBak All Clear is a portable water bottle that uses UV-C light to disinfect. The water bottle is designed to last for years.

By February 15, 2012

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Raincatch concept coat for intentional water gain

Concept coat collects rain in its large collar, filters it through charcoal, and stores it around your hips to satisfy your thirst. Who needs water fountains when you can wear your own water collector?

By September 12, 2011