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Beaming Internet to the Boondocks, Via Balloon
Google plans to deliver 3G-speed Internet to the world’s most remote corners using helium balloons.
A Calculating Win for China’s New Supercomputer
China’s new ‘Milky Way 2’ supercomputer is twice as fast as the best American machines.
Vegetables Respond to a Daily Clock, Even After Harvest
Researchers have found that cabbages can maintain a circadian rhythm, even in the store.
Coffee’s Natural Creamer
What’s that frothy stuff that sits on top of an espresso?
E.O. Wilson’s Advice for Future Scientists
Math might not matter, and other musings on the makings of a great scientist.
Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Math
Some parents are skipping the bedtime stories and tucking kids in with equations.
Physicists Find New Particle, Look for Answers
Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical physics.