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Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
The ties that bind
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A new laundry additive turns ordinary garments into wearable air-scrubbers that pull nitrogen oxides from the atmosphere.
A breakthrough nanotech coating for cartridges in firearms can transfer hard-to-remove tags to gun offenders and better capture DNA
They swim just like parasites, but would do good instead of harm
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It ain't just folded paper.
Unprecedented private-sector development
The untapped potential of the 'world's strongest material' may not remain untapped for long.
Materials science: Searching for coatings that change colors and touch themselves up.
The most fossil-dependent state in the U.S. will become a testing ground for energy-saving technologies