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Zubbles, our long-ago prophesied soap bubbles with magically vanishing color have finally hit the market—and they're awesome
We're all familiar with images of lurching robots performing rote tasks on the factory production lines. But the capabilities of robots have evolved well beyond the banality of those grainy industrial films.
The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014
Why would a petro-state erect a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert? To change the world.
Dark matter makes up much of the cosmos, yet no one knows exactly what it is. Soon, physicists may finally solve one of science's biggest mysteries.
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Our dependence on big systems--big oil, big coal--steers us away from little ones, such as biofuel made from garbage, that are transforming communities in other countries
He just needs to get it to them
Mathematical models suggests that delaying aid by a few weeks could lead to 'catastrophic devastation.'
Winners of the Nikon's annual Small World competition represent the best in through-the-microscope photography
Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.
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These 208 minerals were all caused by human activities
Studying our natural internal bacteria could help doctors cure diseases that affect millions
The big and bad crises that could wipe out humanity
These critters are a lot less lame than we thought