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A “gas station in space” may be the first step to Mars colonization.

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“Bio-Prospectors” Are Studying Living Organisms for Signs of Useful Substances

Miners searched for gold in mountains. These scientists hunt for breakthroughs in bacteria.

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Can Bill Nye – or Any Other Science Educator – Really Save the World?

Ending anti-science thinking may be too big a task for any TV show.

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(Un)Becoming Human: Tech-Augmented Human Workers Have Arrived

Robot-augmented humans are officially walking the Earth.

May 22, 2017

Medieval Medical Texts Could Be the Key to Discovering New Antibiotics

The Dark Ages is a misnomer — there was still much research being done at this time.

May 21, 2017

We Can Curb Climate Change. Here’s Where We Start.

Focus on a sound ecological basis, not economic growth-oriented business.

May 15, 2017

AI Opponents Can Beat Humans at Chess, Go, and Even Poker

Computers to humans: shall we play a game?

May 14, 2017

The Next Generation of Robots Will Be Remarkably Human-Like

It's all about putting the future in better hands.

May 2, 2017

Joining the Fight Against Climate Change Would Help This Industry Thrive

They have the political power to make real change happen. They just have to use it.

April 16, 2017

Researchers Want to Regulate Your Genes to Help You Defeat Cancer

The battle against cancer is getting personal.

April 13, 2017
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