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Once the tricky political agreements have been reached, how do nations take apart their nuclear weapons?

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

Scientists have designed a new material that gets stronger after a "workout."

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Research innovation brings Shrinky Dink-like method to the nanoscale.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A new plane about the length and width of a car propels itself by electrifying air molecules to create an ionic wind.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A closer look at cat tongues helps explain why the animals' grooming is so effective and may inspire new brushes -- for pets and humans.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Numerous bits of orbiting debris threaten spacecraft, so two teams propose tracking them with unique license plate-like transponders.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

A new approach to prosthetic design allows for quick and easy fitting while keeping the costs low.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

On an April weekend, engineers, designers and astronauts-in-training met to test suits for commercial, suborbital spaceflight.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Massive geoengineering projects to hold back glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica could slow sea level rise.

Brian Owens, Contributor

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