Entangled particles remain linked over 746 miles apart
Potential applications include insulation, firefighter protection, and water filtration.
Aw cute, can we keep 'em?
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
The best long-form stuff we read this year
Twirl the globe to see the world's worst polluters.
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
The devastating earthquake originated close to the surface, thus producing intense shaking
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Cellphones, microchips, cars, even iPhones—there's virtually no high-tech Western product that China's cloners can't copy. Pretty soon, you might even prefer their work
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
Goodbye, BB. Thanks for the education. (Don't worry—there are no final-season spoilers here!)
World record after world record after world record
Driving a super-powerful ice-breaking vessel through huge sheets of ice has never looked so serene.
Usain Bolt's historic 100m dash at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.
Another day, another wrinkle in the year's biggest physics story