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How Scientists Ship Snowmen to Bahrain, Chill Beer and Keep Vaccines Cool
Three low-energy innovations to keep out the heat help scientists ship snowmen to Bahrain, chill beer with nanoparticles, and bring...
Video: Dust Ball Robotic Vacuum Smartly Sucks Debris As It Tumbles Across Your Floor
Roombas are cute and everything, but when they annoy you, they don’t respond well to being kicked in the side....
Making Something From Nothing: Researchers Find That Matter Can Be Conjured from a Vacuum
It is often said that you can’t get something for nothing, but a handful of scientists from the University of...
Spinning Slice of Graphene Is Fastest Spinning Object Ever, At 60 Million RPM
Scientists at the University of Maryland at College Park have managed to clock a floating piece of graphene at an...
English 13-Year-Old Builds Vacuum-Powered Spider-Man Contraption And Literally Climbs the Walls
Meet your friendly neighborhood Spider-Kid! It’s the stuff of childhood dreams, right? A boy in Cambridge, England, can climb the...
Cooking Sous Vide the DIY Way
Why buy a $500 countertop gadget when you can build your own?
Laser-Guided Vacuum Could Best the Roomba
A vacuum navigates like a robotic car-—with lasers!
Nanocrystals Create an Insulator Better Than Pure Vacuum
Photonic crystal insulation could have exciting applications
High-Tech Space Gloves Win NASA’s Astronaut Glove Challenge
Two teams claimed $250,000 and $100,000 prizes for besting NASA's current top glove design
Inventor Scales Building Using Homemade Vacuum Gloves
Nothing puts the DIY in climbing a building like a homemade pair of suction gloves. Inventor Jem Stansfield used his...