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How Nanotech Powers Precision Medicine

June 12, 2019 — Robert Langer

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We Need to Get Serious about "Critical Materials"

June 10, 2019 — Morgan D. Bazilian

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The Problem with Quantum Computers

June 10, 2019 — Scott Pakin and Patrick Coles

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Ion Drive: The First Flight

Researchers from MIT have flown a plane with no moving parts for the first time. It is powered by an "ion drive" which uses high powered electrodes to ionise and accelerate air particles, creating an "ionic wind." This wind drove a five-meter-wide craft across a sports hall...

November 26, 2018

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Nobelist: Harness Evolution as a Problem-Solving Algorithm

60-Second Science - May 17, 2019 - By Steve Mirsky02:37

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Could Air-Conditioners Help Cool the Planet?

60-Second Science - May 6, 2019 - By Christopher Intagliata01:38

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Software Sniffs Out Rat Squeaks

60-Second Science - May 1, 2019 - By Lucy Huang02:30

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Computers Turn an Ear on New York City

60-Second Science - April 10, 2019 - By Jim Daley02:09

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