Destroying “Forever Chemicals” For Good
But will it make a difference for cleaning up pollution?
The Quiet eDNA Revolution Transforming Conservation
The aquatic monitoring tool has powerful potential.
A brief history of astronaut food, from nutrition cubes to space salads.
Descubriendo pistas sobre la contaminación local con magnetismo
Un análisis químico de una área puede determinar cuánta contaminación hay en el aire. Pero hay un método mucho menos costoso que podría ayudar a las comunidades más pobres.
Magnetism Can Reveal Levels of Local Air Pollution
A chemical analysis of an area can find out how much pollution is in the air. But there's a much less expensive method that could help poorer communities.
How Computer Science Became a Boys’ Club
Women were the first computer programmers. How, then, did programming become the domain of bearded nerds and manly individualists?
Botanists Use Machine Learning to Accelerate Research
A new artificial intelligence program called ARADEEPOPSIS will help botanists rapidly classify plant phenotypes.
When the Push Button Was New, People Were Freaked
The mundane interface between human and machine caused social anxiety in the late nineteenth century.
The Whole Earth Catalog, Where Counterculture Met Cyberculture
Long before Facebook or Twitter, an L.L. Bean-style catalog for hippies inspired the creation of one of the world’s first social networks.
What’s the Deal with Crypto Art?
Thirty years after the invention of blockchain, an artist sold a JPG using that technology for nearly $70 million. Huh?