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  • Tiny new synthetic diamonds increase strength of girl's best friend

    Tiny new synthetic diamonds increase strength of girl's best friend
    Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but they’re also prized by oil drillers, road crews and experimental physicists for their unparalleled ability to bore, grind and cut. Now scientists have synthesized microscopic diamonds that are harder, tougher and more stable than any made in nature or in a lab.
  • Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear

    Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear
    Back in the day, a runner hit the pavement wearing cotton shorts and a cotton T-shirt, and when things got hot, sweat turned those clothes into a big, wet, stinky mess. Today, fitness clothing is all about nanoparticles that suspend moisture, compression...

    10 things you might not know about robots

    10 things you might not know about robots
    The movie " Wall-E," a futuristic tale of a trash-compacting robot, has become a money-making machine at the box office. Here are some key components of robotics: 1. The word robot, coined by Czech playwright Karel Capek in his 1921 play "R.U.R. (Rossum'...

    Contact Lens Monitors Health

    Contact Lens Monitors Health
    — Imagine seeing a readout of your glucose levels — on your contact lenses. That's what University of Washington researchers are working on. Associate professor Babak Parviz presented the work Tuesday afternoon at the NASA Langley Research...

    E-protest: For Ricardo Dominguez, electronic civil disobedience is an art form

     
    When protesting students spilled into University of California campus courtyards this past March, Ricardo Dominguez took to the streets in his own way — digitally — leading a march to the online office of the UC president. The bespectacled associ