It lets aerospace engineers develop high-quality parts much faster than they could with traditional fabrication methods
The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked
A book entitled Discerning Experts explains why—and what can be done about it
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It seems today was a day for a lot of blogging by our staff! Check it all out!- Larry Greenemeier - Sounds of the Deep: Scientific American Launches Citizen Science Project to ID Whale Calls and Could Chevy Volt Lithium-Ion Battery Fires Burn Out Interest in EVs and Hybrids? - Michael J...
Most of the lingering concerns that drivers have about electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) can be traced back to their batteries—in particular, cost and capacity...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. By now you've heard a lot about how dangerous weaponized pepper spray can be, and how much more dangerous to people suffering from respiratory diseases like asthma...
After more than 15 years of international climate negotiations, it has become ever more clear that all the carbon dioxide emitted to shuttle diplomats from city to city to hash out a regime to curb climate change has been largely wasted...
As usual, these past few weeks (ok, years) my head has been full of swirling thoughts of symbiosis, synthetic biology, photosynthesis, and biomimicry.
Dr. W. Franklin Dove spent years of his career creating unicorns. Unicorn goats, unicorn cows. Even tri-horned animals roamed Dove’s barns.Dove created these strangely-horned animals by removing immature “horn buds” from the heads of young animals and implanting the horn buds to a different location on the skull...
Roller Derby is back. An organic rebirth of this predominately women's sport has brought derby to hundreds of cities across North America and around the world.
In the spring of 2010, the world met Australopithecus sediba, a nearly two-million-year-old human relative whose remains were found at a site just a short drive from Johannesburg, South Africa...
New York, New York. A metropolis of gleaming skyscrapers, majestic brownstones and concrete as far as the eye can see. But on the northern border of Greenwich Village , a strange, little biological experiment is taking place...
Scientists have long known that whales communicate through sound patterns often referred to as songs and calls, but there's still a lot of mystery surrounding what these haunting sounds mean and whether different whales have distinct dialects...
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