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How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World
Science

How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.
Jason Ankeny
3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment
Innovation

3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment

It looks like British scientists have developed a new use for 3-D printing.
Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope
Innovation

Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope

Funds have been secured for the appropriately named 'European Extremely Large Telescope.'
Nina Zipkin
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.
What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow
Space Travel

What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the culmination of a decade-long project to land a probe on a comet in deep space.
Carly Okyle
The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine
Far Out Tech

The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Suck It Up and Wake Up Early
Sleep

Suck It Up and Wake Up Early

Schools are being encouraged to start later to let students sleep in. Whatever happened to the early bird?
Ray Hennessey
Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine
Innovation

Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine

John O'Keefe, Mary-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser discovered place and grid cells, which help us navigate space and build mental maps of our surroundings – a major breakthrough for Alzheimer's research.
Carly Okyle
The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success
Starting a Business

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here's how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
Jayson DeMers
This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers
Far Out Tech

This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers

With a spray of this futuristic wonder cleaner, who needs soap, water and elbow grease?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant
Far Out Tech

Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant

Robots do all kinds of amazing things, but this is the first one to actually grow.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It
Far Out Tech

Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It

And you thought plain black was the darkest color known to man. Blink again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Soon, You Could Own a Device That Scans Your Food for Gluten
Food

Soon, You Could Own a Device That Scans Your Food for Gluten

Two MIT alums want to create a technology and community that will keep people with gluten sensitivities and other food allergies safe.
Nina Zipkin
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin