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Researchers produce smallest known radio frequency identification tags.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The same salty seawater spray that strengthened ancient Roman piers millennia ago makes modern coastal concrete constructions crumble -- here’s why.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New health-monitoring textiles and devices may help newborns and firefighters.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Scientists test materials to withstand Mars’ surface and space.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A pressure sensor printed directly on a hand is a step toward new biomedical devices, "on the fly" wearable technology, and more.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

From architects to nano-engineers, people are exploring the geometries within the ancient art of papercutting to find their next big idea.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Interior designers are turning to experiments, using psychology and physics to come up with the best spaces for health -- and productivity.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

A corrective quartz plate could improve the focus of enormous X-ray generating machines.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Scientists apply quantum techniques to measure subtle details of a material's magnetic field.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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