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.
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.
Research finds that introducing crack-resisting structures makes steel tougher against fatigue.
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