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The Smithsonian Heads to Hawaii

Smithsonian astronomers detect a planet forming from debris around a young star. David Aguilar / [...]

Energy harvesting goes organic, gets more flexible

A group of researchers has explored peptide-based nanotubes and, in the Journal of Applied Physics, [...]

How to Repair Exterior French Doors

French doors usually connect to the outdoor deck or patio. French doors are actually made [...]

Do anti-aging lights really work?

No one wants to look old and many will do anything to achieve a youthful [...]

How to Play Checkers

Checkers is a seemingly simple board game that has been around for thousands of years, [...]

The Science of Winning Leaps at the Calaveras County Frog Jumping Competition

Feedloader (Limelight Networks) Most scientists conduct their research in a lab, or by working with [...]

Inside the Effort to Prevent Conflict Between Humans and Elephants in Africa

The armed men aren’t supposed to be here. We are several miles inside Buffalo Springs [...]

3D printed multilayer structures for high-numerical aperture achromatic lenses

Achromatic performance of different single lenses and multilayer lenses. (A) Schematic of the designer 3D-printed [...]