Science and technology

03.02.13
Alt-week 3.2.13: A mission to Mars, robosparrow and facial recognition in fertility treatment
03.02.13

Alt-week 3.2.13: A mission to Mars, robosparrow and facial recognition in fertility treatment

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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02.24.13
Alt-week 2.24.13: Mapping the brain, discovering dark matter and our inevitable, grizzly end
02.24.13

Alt-week 2.24.13: Mapping the brain, discovering dark matter and our inevitable, grizzly end

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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02.16.13
Alt-week 2.16.13: robo-rats, a young black hole and a computer that cannot crash
02.16.13

Alt-week 2.16.13: robo-rats, a young black hole and a computer that cannot crash

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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02.09.13
Alt-week 2.9.13: Seismic invisibility, bacterial gold and really, really big prime numbers
02.09.13

Alt-week 2.9.13: Seismic invisibility, bacterial gold and really, really big prime numbers

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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02.02.13
Alt-week 2.2.13: SpaceLiners, building a brain and the man made multiverse
02.02.13

Alt-week 2.2.13: SpaceLiners, building a brain and the man made multiverse

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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09.28.12
NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow
09.28.12

NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow

Curiosity may have spent a while limbering up for the mission ahead, but now it's found evidence o...

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07.31.12
China's new liquid oxygen and kerosene-fueled rocket engine lights up for testing
07.31.12

China's new liquid oxygen and kerosene-fueled rocket engine lights up for testing

Liquid oxygen and kerosene, that's what fuels China's new -- and freshly tested -- rocket engine....

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06.13.12
MIT engineers develop glucose-based fuel cell to be used in neural implants
06.13.12

MIT engineers develop glucose-based fuel cell to be used in neural implants

We've seen fuel cells used in a variety of gadgets -- from cars to portable chargers -- and while...

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05.22.12
Scientists develop rewritable digital storage built into DNA; biological binary exists
05.22.12

Scientists develop rewritable digital storage built into DNA; biological binary exists

We've seen DNA flirt with computing and storage before, but a biological system that can record di...

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