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Real-Time Research

This idyllic, if synthetic, river scene was drawn by computer graphics specialist Jay Steele.

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How to Bottle a Waterfall

Here’s the concept: Our intrepid robot has been deployed to explore a new world and find water.

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Good Vibrations

The resilience of our vocal cords is a marvel of physiology so extraordinary that it hints at the nature of healing.

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the matrix, reloaded

Dan and Agneta Simionescu found magic in the matrix, and it’s helping them fashion a new way to heal.

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Punching out impairment

After a stroke, the name of the game is rehabilitation. But for many stroke survivors, the routines of rehab may soon include a new kind of game: Duck Duck Punch.

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the biggest, baddest BOOM

I can tell from the tone in his voice that Hartmann wants to get back to telling the story that’s most important to him, that of the universe itself.

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Charting the stormy seas of social media

If you think tweets come from feathered things, posts are for fences, and pinterest is merely a typo, this story may not be for you.

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Bits & bites

“We thought about the obesity problem,” Muth says. “They have pedometers to track steps. What if we had something to track bites?”

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Carbon’s magic carpet

If you set fire to this page, a flake of ash might rise and float away. That little smidgen of carbon, as black as the wing of a crow, is so fragile it crumples to dust when it lands in the palm of your hand.

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Self-healing plastic

Learning from Mother Nature, Marek Urban has been creating plastics that are able to heal their own damage.

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