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From Potatoes to Self-Esteem, High Schoolers Show Off Science Creds

March 21, 2013, 1:34 pm

The brightest scientific minds from the city’s high schools strutted their stuff Tuesday.

Beyond Bodies: More to Robots Than Humanoid Shape

January 21, 2013, 2:30 pm

For some time now pop culture has painted a particular picture of robots. So why aren’t we seeing robots like these by now?

Earthworms Synthesize Semiconductors From Heavy Metals

January 3, 2013, 3:00 pm

The red worm, Lumbricus rubellus, can make nano-semiconductors called quantum dots when fed soil that contains metals like cadmium and tellurium.

A Christmas Ode to Outer Space

December 24, 2012, 4:26 pm

Christmas–whether you’re religious or not–is a time when people gather their families together to reinforce the bonds that make us human.

Tiny Rainforest Spiders Build Giant Decoys

December 24, 2012, 3:49 pm

Miniature spiders have been discovered in Peru that create large fake spiders in their webs.

Multitasking Humpback Whales Sing in Feeding Grounds

December 19, 2012, 5:00 pm

Singing while eating isn’t recommended for humans, but humpback whales have been recorded doing so in a new study.

Male Finches Fool Some Females With Fake Songs

December 18, 2012, 7:00 pm

The songs of male zebra finches may not always be truthful, according to new international research.

12 Matter Particles Form Basis of Nature

December 18, 2012, 3:00 pm

The number of matter particles or fermions contained in the standard model of particle physics has been confirmed as 12.

What Are Fractals?

December 17, 2012, 3:30 pm

Fractals are exquisite structures produced by nature, hiding in plain sight all around us.

Universe’s Structure Similar to Human Brain and Internet

December 11, 2012, 3:00 pm

The universe may develop according to similar as yet unknown laws that control the growth of other complex networks like the human brain and the Internet.


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