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  • Shrimp-based invention a new step in plastic

      (CNN) — Shrimp: It’s not just for surf-and-turf anymore. In fact, thanks to research at Harvard University, the little crustaceans may be the next thing in plastic. In experiments with the material in shrimp shells, called chitosan, and material from silk, known as fibroin, researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically...

  • New football helmet diagnoses hard hits

    Not only are Riddell’s new football helmets their safest yet, they alert trainers when a player has been hit too hard. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below. Share on: WhatsApp

  • New tech aims to rid World Cup of ‘ghost goals’

      The “goal” that changed everything: England’s Frank Lampard was denied a clear score during a 2010...

  • World Cup goes high tech

    Goal line technology will be used for the first time at the World Cup in Brazil. CNN’s Amanda Davies reports. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below. Share on: WhatsApp

  • How oceans can solve our freshwater crisis

    (CNN) — It’s been a cruel irony for ancient mariners and any thirsty person who has ever gazed upon a sparkling blue ocean: Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. But imagine a coastal city of the future, say in 2035. Along with basic infrastructure such as a port, roads,...