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Centuries-old tools reveal how the Chikasha people fought off conquistadors
Hernando de Soto's expedition ultimately failed, but they left an almost literal trail of breadcrumbs in their wake.
These airless bike tires rely on a metal alloy designed for NASA rovers
The Smart Bike Company's METL tires rely on a NASA-developed alloy material to create an airless tire.
More electric cars means more mining, but recycling could help minimize the impact
Experts call for recycling EV batteries to meet the growing demand for lithium and cobalt.
Aluminum production could get much better for the environment
The breakthrough is great news for your gadgets
Neutron star collisions may have created most of the gold in the universe
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
There’s A Secret Goldmine In Your Toilet
Four New Elements Added To The Periodic Table
That's some heavy stuff
Why Would People Steal Copper From A Subway?
It's all about the Abrahams (you know, like the penny...)
Laser-Blasted Metal Forms A Self-Cleaning Non-Stick Surface
The technique could make faster vehicles and improve sanitation in the developing world
The Man Who’s Making A Home 3-D Metal Printer
Plus other ways to get your ideas cast in steel, bronze, and bismuth alloy