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Robots and other cool tech highlights

May 8, 2015

Robots and other cool tech highlights

The Boston Globe: The following people and organizations are on our list of 2015 Game Changers.... read more

Aquatic eel robot among NASA prize winners

May 8, 2015

Aquatic eel robot among NASA prize winners

Product Design & Development: An eel-like soft robot may be sent to explore Jupiter’s moon Europa,... read more

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

May 8, 2015

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

Quartz: Midway through spring, the nearly bare planting beds of Carolyn Leadley’s Rising Pheasant... read more

May 5, 2015

9 Named NSF graduate research fellows

Bloomberg Business: The National Science Foundation has awarded the prestigious Graduate Research... read more

New fixes for worn knees

May 4, 2015

New fixes for worn knees

The Wall Street Journal: Scientists have created artificial replacements for arms, legs, joints and... read more

Why Pi matters

March 18, 2015

Why Pi matters

The New Yorker: Every March 14th, mathematicians like me are prodded out of our burrows like... read more

Physical objects are about to become as programmable as a computer

March 16, 2015

Physical objects are about to become as programmable as a computer

Fast Company: Once we can control any material—from metal to wood to plastic—static objects will... read more

Saturn’s Titan moon may hold the key to extraterrestrial life

March 2, 2015

Saturn’s Titan moon may hold the key to extraterrestrial life

Morning Ticker: A team of chemical engineers and astronomers from Cornell University believes life... read more

How to get everything you want...without trying

March 1, 2015

How to get everything you want...without trying

ipick: So let's explore the nature of coincidence--what it is, where it comes from, and most... read more