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January 28, 2014

 

A rice paddy in norther Laos

Rice Husks: A Sustainable Fuel Source?

Today we throw them away, but tomorrow rice husks may be how we power our cars.

January 7, 2014

 

Glass skyscrapers against a partly cloudy sky

Superglass

While today's glass is definitely amazing stuff, it does have it's drawbacks. Will a new type of coating eliminate these problems in the future?

January 3, 2014

 

Close up view of a car's speedometer

Cruisin’ With Technology

While it may seem like magic, your car's cruise control is really just an amazing feat of engineering.

July 11, 2013

 

Hoverfly in flight

Building Flying Robots The Size Of Insects

Scientists are devising tiny robots in order to better understand insect flight.

June 11, 2007

 

view from street, hancock building

Why Windy Cities Don’t Fall Down

Wind grows stronger the higher you go, so how do skyscrapers stand up to the challenge?

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