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A special coating might one day repair ragged clothes with a little pressure, heat and water.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Material could form the backbone of foldable robots and moldable casts for broken bones.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Scientists have invented a coating for the inside of bottles, so you can finally get out every last drop of whatever is inside

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

A solitary walker, Lord Voldemort, an erupting volcano and more are conjured from close-up pictures of materials.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

A team of researchers developed solar cells and batteries that can be weaved into fabrics

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Artistic interpretation of a magnet cooling a cocktail

Recent progress could bring consumers closer to quiet, efficient refrigerators and scientists closer to a cheaper way to reach sub-outer space temperatures.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The Golden web spider could help microscope users evade a basic law of physics.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Charges follow pathways the shape of fractals.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

The 100th Indianapolis 500 will continue the tradition of testing tomorrow's commuter technology on the track.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

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