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What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How
After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all
Creating New Gear To Help Humans Survive Arctic Odds
As more and more tourists and workers head to the thawing Arctic, technology is helping them suit up for the high north.
PopSci Teardown: Black & Decker Matrix Quick Connect System
How a cordless drill replaces an entire workbench’s worth of gear.
Army Sends Mobile 3-D Printing Labs to Afghanistan For On-Demand Gear
3-D printing has yielded items both fascinating and potentially troubling. Now we can add one more to the list of … Continued
The Most Useful Testing Equipment For DIY Projects
In my work I rely on many pieces of test and measurement equipment just as much as my hand tools. … Continued
A Mechanical Road Crew for Filling Potholes Quickly and Cheaply
A quarter of America’s major metropolitan roads have stretches in substandard condition, and drivers pay the consequences—potholes alone cost car … Continued
Archive Gallery: The Secrets of Olympic Athletes
Training, gear, and sometimes, sadly, drugs, give the world's top athletes an edge in competition
Researchers Test Space Equipment For Five Days in Austrian Alps
In the ongoing hunt for Martian life, there’s one place astronauts haven’t yet explored deeply: caves. But to delve into … Continued
FYI: What Is The Most Dangerous Piece Of Laboratory Equipment?
Consider the autoclave, which scientists use to sterilize tools and which issues scalding steam to do so. Or consider the … Continued
Build a Pro-Level Parts Washer for $75
Keep the sludge off your stuff with a clever DIY filtering system