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French scientists have created a material with convention-defying magnetic properties.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New programmable fabric shares songs, videos, and your Facebook or Instagram page with anyone nearby.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Nanostructure similar to moth eyes could help cut reflections on smartphone screens.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists test materials to withstand Mars’ surface and space.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A pressure sensor printed directly on a hand is a step toward new biomedical devices, "on the fly" wearable technology, and more.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Researchers have built a passive, solar-powered device that can harvest water straight out of the air.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Research finds that introducing crack-resisting structures makes steel tougher against fatigue.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers are turning leftover grape skins from winemaking into novel, 3-D-printed objects.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

At a bladesmithing competition, participants from 26 international universities show off their creations.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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