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If there was a global epidemic you would do everything to avoid it yourself and keep your family…
Researchers Develop Smart Glove to Help Astronauts Explore The Moon and Mars

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Nothing is worse than trying to unlock a phone on a cold day when wearing gloves. Some people…
Could Future Homes on the Moon and Mars Be Made of Fungi?

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Science fiction often imagines our future on Mars and other planets as run by machines, with metallic cities…
New helmet design can deal with sports’ twists and turns

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As a neurologist, Robert Knight has seen what happens when the brain crashes around violently inside the skull.…
Looks amazingly similar to a real nugget: 18-​carat gold with latex as the base material. Image credit: ETH Zurich / Peter Rüegg
An 18-carat gold nugget made of plastic

5 days ago

ETH researchers have created an incredibly lightweight 18-​carat gold, using a matrix of plastic in place of metallic…
How rattlesnakes’ scales help them sip rainwater from their bodies

5 days ago

During storms in the southwestern U.S., some rattlesnakes drink rain droplets from scales on their backs. This unusual…
NASA Planet Hunter Finds Earth-Size Habitable-Zone World

January 7, 2020

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-size planet in its star’s habitable zone, the range…
Astronomers Spot Distant Galaxy Group Driving Ancient Cosmic Makeover

January 7, 2020

An international team of astronomers funded in part by NASA has found the farthest galaxy group identified to…
What’s Next For NASA in 2020?

January 3, 2020

In 2020, NASA will be taking long strides toward returning astronauts to the Moon, continuing the exploration of…
Volkswagen created a concept of an electric car charging robot

December 27, 2019

There are more electric cars now than ever and everyone wants one. However, they can be quite inconvenient.…
Our Favorite Holiday Gift? A Box of Apollo Moon Soil

December 25, 2019

New Generations, Equipped with New Technologies, Prepare to Analyze 50-Year-Old Samples in the New Year. Fortunately for today’s…
NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Completes Its First Drive

December 19, 2019

NASA’s next Mars rover has passed its first driving test. A preliminary assessment of its activities on Dec.…
What will electric Volkswagen ID.3 sound like? Why does it make a sound in the first place?

December 13, 2019

One of the advantages of the electric cars is their silence. They are extremely quiet inside, which makes…
Liquid crystal polymer learns to move and grab objects

December 5, 2019

Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs. A specially conditioned liquid crystal polymer could be…
Scientists created a wireless battery-free computer input device

December 1, 2019

If you hear a word “device” you immediately imagine some sort of electronics, requiring batteries or other modes…
New Method for 3D-Printing Complex Glass Objects

November 27, 2019

Making glass objects using additive methods is not easy, which is why only two groups of researchers have…
NASA Scientists Confirm Water Vapor on Europa

November 19, 2019

Forty years ago, a Voyager spacecraft snapped the first closeup images of Europa, one of Jupiter’s 79 moons.…
Bio-pheromones successfully tested in field trials

November 18, 2019

The EU-funded OLEFINE project has now proven the efficacy of non-toxic, non-chemical bio-based pheromones both in the laboratory…
Theoretical tubulanes inspire ultrahard polymers

November 14, 2019

A lightweight material full of holes is nearly as hard as diamond. The mere dents left by speeding…
Flexible yet sturdy robot is designed to “grow” like a plant

November 11, 2019

In today’s factories and warehouses, it’s not uncommon to see robots whizzing about, shuttling items or tools from…
A Game-Changing Test for Prion, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s Diseases is on the Horizon

November 7, 2019

Synthetic molecules made at Berkeley Lab can be used to diagnose numerous devastating illnesses. There are currently no…
Stanford increasing access to 3D modeling through touch-based display

November 4, 2019

Stanford researchers designed a tactile display that aims to make 3D printing and computer-aided design accessible to people…
Human reflexes keep two-legged robot upright

October 31, 2019

Imagine being trapped inside a collapsed building after a disaster, wondering if anybody will be brave enough to…
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and M. Durbin (University of Washington)
Menacing-Looking ‘Face’ Formed by Titanic Smashup Between Two Galaxies

October 30, 2019

When astronomers peer deep into space, they don’t expect to find something staring back at them. In this…
Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

October 28, 2019

Nacre, the rainbow-sheened material that lines the insides of mussel and other mollusk shells, is known as nature’s…
Mars 2020 Stands on Its Own Six Wheels

October 26, 2019

This time-lapse video, taken on Oct. 8, 2019, at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, captures the…
Rebel robot helps researchers understand human-machine cooperation

October 25, 2019

In a new twist on human-robot research, computer scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a handheld…
The grilled cheese-making robot of your dreams with Raspberry Pi

October 23, 2019

Sometimes we’ll see a project online and find ourselves hoping and praying that it uses a Raspberry Pi,…
This is What Moondust Looks Like When You Remove All the Oxygen. A Pile of Metal

October 11, 2019

The Moon has abundant oxygen and minerals, things that are indispensable to any space-faring civilization. The problem is…
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds an Ancient Oasis on Mars

October 8, 2019

If you could travel back in time 3.5 billion years, what would Mars look like? The picture is…
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