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How could a sprinter with no legs possibly have an advantage over an able-bodied athlete?

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If you've been paying attention to the latest ads for TVs, you may have heard about a new type of TV using LED technology. So, what's the difference between an LED TV and an LCD TV?

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If you’ve been watching the 2010 World Cup you’ve probably caught wind of a few controversies, most notable of which is the telecasting grief caused by South Africa’s now infamous instrument, the vuvuzela. But have you heard about the Jabulani hullabaloo?

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"Toning shoes",the new craze, claim to tone your muscles by keeping you unbalanced and in acontinual state of (almost!) falling. So how do they work?

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Nanotechnology involves the construction of functional materials at the molecular/atomic scale, and it overlaps a variety of disciplines including engineering, chemistry, physics and biology.

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It’s like your own little spy robot. WowWee™ took your run-of-the-mill immobile computer mounted webcam and went a giant step further. Rovio™ is a nifty little mobile robot webcam that you can control from virtually anywhere.

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Here are some techniques currently use and some which might be used in the future in order to recycle plastics.

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When a superconductor is cooled, instead of working in solo, electrons travel in pairs. These pairs can move with virtually no resistance, which gives superconductors their special properties.

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A few inches of latex tube rolled up on itself and sealed hermetically in a little foil wrapper doesn’t seem like much, does it? Unfurled and applied properly, the ultrathin barrier fitted snugly between a person and the

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Condoms are an effective way to reduce the chance of pregnancy and prevent sexually transmitted infections (STI). There are a whole bunch of options to choose from, but not all of them are as good at preventing pregnancy and STIs.

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