Plastic, the old adage goes, is made to last forever but designed to throw away. Dave Hakkens took matters into his own hands.
Science just invented asphalt that repairs itself. Goodbye pot holes, hello brave new world where inanimate objects don’t need us anymore.
Proving that there is no mystery too small to bother solving, science has finally worked out why libraries smell that way. Short answer: cellulose decay.
Bad news for cruciverbalists (noun. a person who enjoys doing crosswords): crosswords don’t make you smarter. So many wasted Sundays.
Aeon may be one of the last high-end digital magazines not currently hidden behind a paywall. If this was the face of the new media landscape we’d be pretty happy with that.
Bobby Jaber is a retired chemistry teacher with a hobby. No, he’s not making meth. He’s making “spherical porcelain vessels” (that’s “ceramic molecules” in layperson).
Today in ‘Crazy Shit 3D Printers Can Apparently Do’: 3D printers can apparently 3D-print new ears. Crazy.
What do killer whales, drug-resistant germs, and a harp the size of a mountainside have in common?
No cows were harmed in the production of this hamburger, which is why it took $325,000 and a team of scientists to make.
In Wonders of Life, physicist Brian Cox brings science to the masses in a way that only Carl Sagan and David Attenborough did before him.
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