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How do you perceive time? Jump off a building and see

Oct 3, 2014
To understand our economic choices, scientist Dave Eagleman says we should look at how our brains process time and information.
Posted In: neuroscience, Science, science fiction
Miners pushing an ore car into the Grace tin and tungsten mine in Bolivia, circa 1945.

Tungsten: just try and smash it

Sep 23, 2014
The element that is behind lighting and writing.
Posted In: elements, Science

You love my job: JPL's Bobak Ferdowsi

Sep 12, 2014
NASA's mohawk guy sounds like he has a dream job, but his days in the office are a lot like the terrestrial jobs on earth.
Posted In: NASA, dream job, Science

DARPA looks to biotechnology for next innovations

Mar 31, 2014
An interview on how DARPA is adapting to a changing tech landscape
Posted In: DARPA, brain initiative, prosthetics, biotechnology, Science

Scientists quit their day jobs, head over to YouTube

Dec 3, 2013
Now that top science channels get hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, there's potential for savvy scientists to earn big money.
Posted In: Science, YouTube, Education

'Orange slime' used for fighting fires heats debate

Oct 29, 2013
To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.
Posted In: Environment, fire, Science, firefighting

He's just your normal teenager. Except he's also a cancer researcher.

Sep 9, 2013
Jack Andraka is just a teenager. But he's already made revolutionary innovations in cancer detection.
Posted In: cancer research, Science, Health, diagnostics, youth

How to speed up plane boarding? Ask an astrophysicist

Aug 19, 2013
Airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.
Posted In: airline industry, Science, math

A real life 'quantum leap'

Jun 14, 2013
Chinese scientists say they have bounced single photons of an orbiting satellite and detected them back on on the Earth's surface. Next step, quantum teleportation.
Posted In: physics, Science

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