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Cheap zinc air battery promises beefier power grid

Startup Eos Energy Storage promises its big batteries will be cheap enough to put in city centers to clear up bottlenecks on the grid and extend the range of EVs. But can they last 30 years?

By January 14, 2012

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Chemistry in Ultra HD shows science like you've never seen it

Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.

By October 6, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 038: HitchBOT crosses Canada, drone delivery logistics, and charging with noise

Ever since Amazon released that crazy drone delivery video, we've been curious how the logistics would work. Now, a group of Belgian students at KU Leuven are testing their own delivery UAV, and the logistics required to transport items to specific locations.

By August 19, 2014

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Apple, Sharp said to spar over displays: 'Don't supply to Samsung'

Apple owns a big chunk of LCD production at a Sharp facility. Now Sharp would like it back, thank you.

By July 12, 2014

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Grasshopper burgers? Pop-up 'pestaurants' are out to bug you

Putting edible bugs on the menu Wednesday, restaurants worldwide are temporarily turning themselves into "pestaurants."

By June 4, 2014

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NASA's dazzling photo of a star factory in a serpent

NASA image of the Serpens Cloud Core turns invisible light into a beautiful portrait of a place where stars, like ours, are born.

By May 30, 2014

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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Lumafit: Fitness tracker and heart-rate monitor for your ear

Tired of wrists? Lumafit measures heart rate and body motion by attaching to the ear instead.

By April 29, 2014

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Get a 16GB USB OTG drive for $9.99

Or a 32GB drive for $16.99. Either way: lots of extra storage for your Android device! Oh, and your PC, too.

By March 27, 2014

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014