Introduction to a special report on 3-D printing, nano materials, atomic machines and more
DNA analyses find that early Homo sapiens mated with other human species and hint that such interbreeding played a key role in the triumph of our kind
Humans and robots will work elbow to elbow on the shop floor, but you'll be surprised by who's giving the orders
The pathogens of land animals are spreading to the oceans, threatening otters, seals, whales, coral and other sea creatures
Seven next-generation materials promise to change the way the world is made
The surface of Mars changes all the time. Is flowing water one of the causes?
Scientists are building the next generation of atomic-scale devices
A chain reaction of toxic proteins may help explain Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other killers—an insight that could lead to desperately needed new treatment options
Will 3-D printing transform conventional manufacturing?
Digital simulations have become so powerful that companies send their products through the wringer—sometimes literally—before ever building a prototype
In the chemistry of life, left-handed amino acids are the rule. Why does nature make so many exceptions?
Deadline: Jan 27 2014
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The Dow Chemical Company is the leading producer of polyalkylene glycols (PAGs) used in synthetic fluids and lubricants where petroleum,
Deadline: Dec 11 2013
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Platform technologies – tools, techniques, and instruments that enable entirely novel approaches for scientific investigation across a b
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