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Stem Cell Research Update
Researchers in a recent study report creating stem cells in 30 minutes through an acid bath.
Solving Life’s Everyday Problems, With Data
Data geeks say our “digital breadcrumbs” can reveal where to eat, who to date, or which bus to take.
Out of the Bottle: Wine Psychology
How do our expectations, environment, and social cues trick us into believing our wine tastes better or worse?
Scientists Hunt for Morning Dew on Mars
Could mysterious dark streaks on Martian slopes be evidence of liquid water flows?
Andy Weir: ‘The Martian’
Andy Weir’s novel of Mars survival mixes science fact and fiction.
In Wind Tunnels, Ski Jumpers Become Flying Machines
Wind tunnels help Olympic ski jumpers balance between lift and drag.
For Some Olympians, Winning Medals Is All About Flow
Understanding fluid dynamics helps Olympians shave minutes off race times.