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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By September 30, 2013

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Safari 8 browser on Yosemite shows major speed boost

On the latest Mac OS, Apple's browser vaults past Firefox and Chrome on some tests. The browser performance race means a more sophisticated Web for us all.

By October 20, 2014

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Dress to kill in this synthetic spider silk outfit

Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.

By May 26, 2013

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Why the iPhone 6 isn't rocking a sapphire crystal display

CNET takes a look at the pros and cons of the superhard material, and why practical constraints kept it from appearing in Apple's latest smartphones.

By September 9, 2014

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A high-end headphone from Japan wows the Audiophiliac

Final Audio Design's Pandora Hope VI is the rare full-size high-end headphone that really delivers the goods plugged into phones and portable music players!

By September 2, 2014

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iPhone 6: Sorting through fact and fiction around Apple's upcoming smartphone

The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.

By August 25, 2014

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iPhone 6 with sapphire screen may not appear this year -- analyst

Debate has surfaced regarding if and when Apple will outfit its new iPhone with the uber-hard substance. JP Morgan's Rod Hall, for one, doesn't see it in the immediate cards.

By August 18, 2014

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Tricera Hi-Tops make your feet dino-mite

These Cretaceous kicks will make feet fancy for the coolest kid in town.

By August 17, 2014

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Sci-fi survival horror explores the dangers of caffeine

In a world where every human alive is desperately addicted to caffeine, you must discover what became of the crew of an extraterrestrial mining ship.

By August 14, 2014

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014