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Why A Hoosier State Scientist Is Stuck On Oysters

How do oysters attach themselves to rocks? They need a glue, but a glue that can set in a watery […]

U.S. Navy Funding Development Of Giant Jellyfish Robot

We’ve already seen drones shaped like various animals, including humming birds and dogs. Next is one made to look (and […]

Commute From Earth To Space Station Just Got Shorter

Three astronauts have arrived at the International Space Station after being the first to try out a new “express” shortcut […]

Tiny DNA Switches Aim To Revolutionize ‘Cellular’ Computing

If you think programming a clock radio is hard, try reprogramming life itself. That’s the goal of Drew Endy, a […]

The Number Of Early Childhood Vaccines Not Linked To Autism

A large new government study should reassure parents who are afraid that kids are getting autism because they receive too […]

Sand From Fracking Could Pose Lung Disease Risk To Workers

When a workplace safety expert named Eric Esswein got a chance to see fracking in action not too long ago, […]

What’s Behind The ‘Fairy Circles’ That Dot West Africa?

There’s a mystery in West Africa that’s puzzled scientists for years. Strange circles of bare soil appear in grassland; they’re […]

Six-Legged Critters In Dicey Places: What Science Reporters Do To Get Your Attention

We’re not as daring as Magellan (who died) or Columbus (who went crazy) or Henry Hudson (who froze), but in […]

‘Sponge’ Drug Shows Promise For Treating Hepatitis C

With an estimated 2 million baby boomers infected with hepatitis C, the disease has reached epidemic levels among Americans age […]

Is The Sky The Limit For Wind Power?

Wind power is growing faster than ever — almost half of the new sources of electricity added to the U.S. […]

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