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By mimicking the diabolical ironclad beetles' wing cases, engineers may be able to build stronger joints for applications such as airplanes.
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Samuel Acheampong is using the Nobel Prize-recognized technique to tweak the genes of traditional Ghanaian crops.
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Research suggests crystals form in cooling magma at an astonishingly rapid rate.
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The hair-filled balls were discovered in a 3,000-year-old cemetery in northwestern China.
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Astrophysicists can now piece together the moon's past, including the role of its fleeting magnetic field.
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