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Just screw it: Why winemakers ditched cork for caps

When he founded the Blended Learning winemaking course three years ago, Thomas Henick-Kling had an important choice to make: How to seal his department’s student-created wines. “For me, there was […]

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Thumbnail track pad

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new wearable device that turns the user’s thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad. They envision that the technology could let […]

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On the Road to Spin-orbitronics

Few among us may know what magnetic domains are but we make use of them daily when we email files, post images, or download music or video to our personal […]

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Nanoparticles fighting plaque

Nanotechnology may sound futuristic, but it has already found its way into household products, from cosmetics to cleaning solutions. And with a little help from a School of Dental Medicine […]