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Clean energy home ends 12-month trial with surplus
Thursday, 10 July 2014
A prototype home in the US has generated enough energy to sustain a family of four for a year, with enough spare to power an electric car for 2,317 km.
Get ready for armoured underwear made from spider silk
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Researchers in the US have genetically engineered silkworms to produce spider silk, and they're calling their commerical product Monster Silk.
New display technology is thinner, lighter than ever
Thursday, 10 July 2014
This technology is so thin, it can be built directly into a pair of contact lenses. And with nanometre-sized pixels, it offers better resolution than any screen on the market.
Empty Japanese factories converted into high-tech farms
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Struggling to keep up with the competition coming out of South Korea and China, Japanese electronics companies are shutting down their factories and converting them into agricultural spaces.
Death of the computer mouse? Meet the 3DTouch.
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Researchers in the US have developed the 3DTouch, a thimble-like device that sits on the end of your finger and allows you to interact with a virtual world in three dimensions.
Error-free football matches could soon be a reality
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
No more mistakes! This ball can tell if a team has scored or not -- and the technology could also be used in rugby. 
New device allows the blind to read written text in real time
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
An audio reading device to give the vision impaired cheap and easy access to printed words is being developed by scientists in the US.
The world’s largest mall is being built in Dubai
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
The Mall of the World could be the first step towards developing cities without pollution.
India is building a massive, floating solar power plant
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
India will install a 50 megawatt solar power plant on a 1.27 million square metre floating platform by the end of the year.
New airbags will save ships from sinking
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
A giant balloon can stabilise vessels after an accident, giving everyone more time to seek help and avoid disasters.

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