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Tonsil guillotine

Tonsil guillotine

The Russell Museum chronicles decades of medical care

By | Posted July 26, 2017

Can I borrow a cup of electricity?

Can I borrow a cup of electricity?

Brooklyn neighbors will soon be able to trade power directly — and there’s more to come

By | Posted July 5, 2017

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

New online tools aim to save endangered animals, but experts say there are no easy shortcuts

By | Posted June 12, 2017

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means

By | Posted June 7, 2017

Shaking up the blood supply

Shaking up the blood supply

Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?

By | Posted June 5, 2017

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant

By | Posted April 19, 2017

Printing out a plane, piece by piece

Printing out a plane, piece by piece

3-D printed parts are in planes right now, but manufacturers are proceeding carefully out of safety concerns

By | Posted March 27, 2017

Breaking limits in science and life

Breaking limits in science and life

A woman astronomer’s 20-year quest to find 100 Earth-like planets is within reach

By | Posted January 18, 2017

What? Hearing loss on a noisy planet

What? Hearing loss on a noisy planet

Anyone can experience noise-induced hearing loss — here’s what you need to know

By | Posted January 9, 2017

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

Asking for a friend

By | Posted January 4, 2017

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