Spider silk is five times stronger than steel—now, scientists know why
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Spider silk is five times stronger than steel—now, scientists know why

10 health IT happenings we’re thankful for in 2018
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10 health IT happenings we’re thankful for in 2018

As the 2018 holiday season kicks off and people across the country gather to reflect…

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Cave Bacon and Other Delectable Science Terms
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Cave Bacon and Other Delectable Science Terms

Holidays are about celebrating with people you love, especially over food. Whether you’re sneaking an…

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The microscope revolution that’s sweeping through materials science
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The microscope revolution that’s sweeping through materials science

Scientists can’t study what they can’t measure — as David Muller knows only too well.…

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India seeks collaborators for a mission to Venus, the neglected planet
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India seeks collaborators for a mission to Venus, the neglected planet

Venus is a hostile planet to study. Roughly half of the missions so far have…

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‘Enough Is Enough’: Science, Too, Has a Problem With Harassment
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‘Enough Is Enough’: Science, Too, Has a Problem With Harassment

Dr. Burnell believes her own insights grew from her outsider status in the Cambridge lab…

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Blue Sky Science: Why do cats have rough tongues?
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Blue Sky Science: Why do cats have rough tongues?

Blue Sky Science is a collaboration of the Wisconsin State Journal and the Morgridge Institute…

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Army scientists revolutionize cybersecurity through quantum research
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Army scientists revolutionize cybersecurity through quantum research

Scientists at the RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army’s corporate research laboratory (ARL) have found a…

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An orbiter glitch may mean some signs of liquid water on Mars aren’t real
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An orbiter glitch may mean some signs of liquid water on Mars aren’t real

First ever plane with no moving parts takes flight
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First ever plane with no moving parts takes flight

The first ever “solid state” plane, with no moving parts in its propulsion system, has…

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