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Can a gecko stick to Teflon? Science finds the answer

Researchers at the University of Akron have done some experiments to see how geckos fare against Teflon — with surprising results.

By April 27, 2014

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Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.

By January 27, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily: 'Lego X' mod lets you build digital models with real-life blocks

London-based design company Gravity announced "Lego X," a project that aims to turn the Duplo and Lego blocks laying around your house into a 3D design kit, giving you the perfect excuse to buy more Lego sets.

By January 28, 2015

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Train-mounted lasers blast tracks clean

Trains in the Netherlands are getting armed with lasers as part of a test to see if they can burn away dangerous material on the tracks, including autumn leaves.

By December 6, 2014

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3D-printed T. rex roars water onto your body

Transport your bathroom back to the dinosaur age with a shower head modeled after a toothy Tyrannosaurus rex skull.

By October 31, 2014

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These roofs can clean the air

Students at UC Riverside have created a cheap coating that can go on ordinary clay roofing tiles to bust smog.

By June 4, 2014

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Scratch-and-sniff jeans keep you smellin' fine

Denim doyen Brandon Svarc of Naked & Famous has created a line of Teflon-coated jeans that release a minty fresh aroma when you scratch the fabric.

By January 21, 2014

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Crave giveaway: Pick-Pocket Proof Pants for safe travels

Thieves will have a tough time grabbing your smartphone or wallet from the extra secure pockets of these travel pants from Clothing Arts.

By June 21, 2013

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Surgeons implant lab-grown vein

In an operation that's the first of its kind for the US, surgeons have implanted a bioengineered blood vessel into a human patient.

By June 10, 2013

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Curiosity rover on track for pinpoint Mars landing

Engineers are fine-tuning software and procedures to prepare for the entry, descent, and landing of NASA's $2.5 billion Mars Science Lab rover in early August.

By June 11, 2012