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Scientific American Online associate tech editor Larry Greenemeier provides a weekly minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of technology. To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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Contact Lens Binoculars Are in Sight

February 19th, 2015

Researchers revealed their latest prototype contact lenses that magnify vision almost three times with the wink of an eye. Larry Greenemeier reports   Go to Episode

Keurig Coffee Drinkers Hack Back

February 13th, 2015

Users of the K-cup coffee company’s products have counterattacked against its efforts to restrict the brands that their new machines can brew. Larry… Go to Episode

Radar Makes All Houses Glass

February 5th, 2015

Law enforcement agencies have handheld radar that can “see” through walls via RF signals, raising Fourth Amendment concerns. Larry Greenemeier… Go to Episode

Smart Keyboard Gets a Charge out of You

January 30th, 2015

Researchers have made a secure, waterproof wireless keyboard that gets charged by the action of your fingertips as you type. Larry Greenemeier reports… Go to Episode