March 2014: Science Of Sleep

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Letter From The Editor

Features

Science holds the secret to a good night's sleep. Our guide to catching your z's—and why it matters. **By **Brooke Borel

**Steel and concrete may rule skylines today, but a new building material is on the rise: wood. **By Clay Risen

What the Internet giant's recent acquisitions mean for the future of robotics. By Erik Sofge

**Mike Biddle's recycling method could mean we will never need to manufacture plastic again. If only he could get his hands on our trash. **By Paul Kvinta

**Find out where your empty bottles of soda end up. **By Paul Kvinta

Automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën bets you can drive on a blast of compressed gas. By Matthew Jancer

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