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Anything but ordinary: Latest glass innovations report strength surpassing steel, integrated but unobtrusive displays

By April Gocha / November 20, 2015

In addition to the material’s everyday obscurity, glass often isn’t what people think—it’s not the thick and breakable material that most people conjure up when they hear “glass.” Instead, glass is smart. It’s high-tech. And it keeps getting stronger and thinner.

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Survey: Americans mostly cool with science, so long as it doesn’t mess with grandma

By Jessica McMathis / April 26, 2014

Pew Research Center, in partnership with Smithsonian Magazine, asked Americans what they think about science, and their answers—which range from optimistic to downright dismal—may shock (or entertain) you.

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Wearable tech market to reach beyond wrists in 2014

By Jessica McMathis / April 2, 2014

According to analysts, 2014 is the year wearables—which include health, sports, and activity trackers, as well as smart-glass products—that will become a “key consumer technology.”

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / January 29, 2013

Lots of interesting research occurring: Researchers create glexible, nanoscale ‘bed of nails’ for possible drug delivery Researchers at North Carolina State University have come up with a technique to embed needle-like carbon nanofibers in an elastic membrane, creating a flexible “bed of nails” on the nanoscale that opens the door to development of new drug-delivery…

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