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Using an array of loudspeakers, researchers have created swirling vortices of sound that were used to manipulate microscopic particles.
Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.
A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.
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.
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.
Throw in some steamy, sodden clothes and out comes pure water. It tastes great because you worked for it.
A small 15th-century chapel in the south-west of France boasts, as gargoyles, Ridley Scott's Alien, Gizmo and a gremlin.
Google, Garmin and great big space planes are among the winners of The Economist's Innovation Awards 2012.
Relying on UV in sunlight as a purifier, the Solar Bag could help people without clean drinking water.
Claims of cyberwar are overblown, but things are definitely heating up in regard to international conflicts where malware is replacing drone strikes.