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Japanese art inspires scientists to create self-folding structures small enough to float through the bloodstream.

Devin Powell, Contributor

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

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Harmful algal blooms could be linked in unexpected ways to water mixing and nutrient levels.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

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

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

From traditional three-leaf shamrocks to four-leaf varieties, clovers have produced mix-ups and mysteries for generations.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this March, hacking competition Pwn2Own has uncovered numerous vulnerabilities in everyday computer programs.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Old females decide when and where their tribe will travel.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Author Duchess Harris talks about the economic and social factors that led African-American women to work as "computers" for NASA.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor