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Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

World Space Walk Sees Martian Space Suits Demonstrated

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Last week was World Space Week and as part of those activities, three teams tested out space suits that may one day be used by human explorers of the Red Planet. The event, dubbed World Space Walk, had its tests coordinated from Innsbruck with an additional team in Marseille monitoring the telemetry data.

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Carbyne Is Twice as Strong as Carbon Nanotubes

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In the ongoing search for the world’s strongest materials, Rice University reseachers may have found the discovery of the century in what is being called carbyne. It’s a monodimensional chain of carbon atoms that is reportedly twice as strong as the already very strong carbon nanotubes and it has three ...

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Leaked: Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner for iPad 5 Too

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Apple debuted its Touch ID fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5S last month, so it would make sense that they'd continue to implement that technology in future devices too. And what we see here is the Touch ID indeed making its way over to the tablet side with implementation in the upcoming iPad 5.

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