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Bricks Can Be Turned into Batteries

Pumping cheap iron-oxide-rich red bricks with specific vapors that form polymers enables the bricks to become electrical-charge-storage devices.

September 10, 2020 — Shahla Farzan

Science Briefs from around the World

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one from Antarctica about how there’s something funny about penguin poop.

August 31, 2020 — Sarah Lewin Frasier

Bread Science: A Yeasty Conversation

“Baking is applied microbiology,” according to the book Modernist Bread . During pandemic lockdowns, many people started baking their own bread. Scientific American contributing editor W...

August 24, 2020 — W. Wayt Gibbs and Steve Mirsky

How Your Homes and Buildings Affect You

Journalist and author Emily Anthes talks about her book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness.

July 30, 2020 — Emily Anthes and Steve Mirsky

Science Briefs from around the World

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about a 70-million-year-old mollusk fossil that reveals years back then had a few more days than we have now...

June 24, 2020 — Sarah Lewin Frasier
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