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Gold Nanoparticles and Lasers Kill the Brain Parasite That Causes “Crazy Cat Lady” Syndrome
Toxoplasmosis, a common food- and pet-borne illness linked to hallucinations, personality alteration, and, since it’s often carried by house pets,...
MIT Stumbles on a Way to Print Flexible Coatings Made of Micromachines
A plastic skin impregnated with printed sensors could be wrapped around an airplane wing, for instance
RHIC Collider Creates Quark-Gluon Plasma at 4,000,000,000,000 Degrees Celsius
Hottest matter ever created in a lab; may have induced law-of-nature-warping bubble
This Week in the Future, October 5-9, 2009
The littlest gold miners, the tidiest bees, and the least fun Wii game ever. Welcome to this week’s Future. Some...
Genetically Engineered Bacteria To Mine For Gold
While the term “gold prospector” still evokes the image of a weathered frontiersman biting into a rock, advances in biology...
An Instant Breathalyzer Test for Lung Cancer
An electronic nose that uses nanoparticles could detect lung cancer through breathalyzer tests
It’s Come To This: Gold Vending Machine Debuts In German Airport
It dispenses one, ten and 250-gram bars, and it’s built like a tank
Gold’s Hidden Value
After provoking millennia of bloodshed, gold might finally be ready to do the world some good
How to Make Convincing Fake-Gold Bars
The "masterminds" behind the false-gold scandal at the Ethiopian central bank might not have gotten caught if they'd used Theo Gray's formula
Make Everything Golden
Using sheets so thin theyâ€™re measured in atoms, you can cover anything with a lasting coat of pure gold