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Stories by Eliene Augenbraun

Quantum Cuteness: Neutron Beta Decay

This toy is radioactively cute—and able to explain how a neutral-faced neutron turns into a proton with a positive expression.

February 17, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun and Clara Moskowitz

Size Matters--for Heart Monitors

The same technological advances that shrank telephones miniaturized heart monitors, with far-reaching implications for heart health.

February 12, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun and David Sherman MD

3-D Printed Trilobites

In his spare time, D. Allan Drummond, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, fuses art and science to create lifelike trilobite sculptures...

January 26, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun and D. Allan Drummond

Aviation Furniture: When Planes Come Home

A junkyard full of old airplanes turns out to be an artist’s playground. Several companies exist to turn historic old aircraft parts into seating, tables, picture frames, book shelves and any other piece of furniture you might imagine...

January 22, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun
3-D Printed Yeast Cell

3-D Printed Yeast Cell

Why would a biochemist make three-dimensional prints of budding yeast cells?

January 19, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun

Making Art with Drones

What can you create with 100 drones flying in formation? Intel and Electronica FutureLab partnered to answer that question, with spectacular results

January 14, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun
Why This Refugee Farmer Left His Land [Video]

Why This Refugee Farmer Left His Land

Farming is becoming ever more difficult on lands that are getting hotter and drier.

Related Article: The Ominous Story of Syria's Climate Refugees...

December 17, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun
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