Plastic tracks could reduce the cost of Olympic “sliding” events and make the sports more environmentally friendly and accessible.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
Researchers use computer simulations to learn how water forms different kinds of ice.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers create safer batteries with perforations that prevent full-scale failures.
Devices made from bacteria-filled hydrogel inks sense chemicals and perform logic operations.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
New study on how cans crumple sheds light on general mechanical properties of metal cylinders.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Two experiments test a 50-year-old theory on particles that move in a straight line.
Follow these three basic tips to increase your chances of ending up with the bigger side of the bone (infographic).
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
Scientists look to nature to make a glue that can bind wet surfaces together.
French scientists have created a material with convention-defying magnetic properties.
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