Tesla’s new Solar Roof is actually cheaper than a normal roof

by K.Y. Gentleman

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come

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Why Hasn’t Science Solved Acne Yet?

by K.Y. Gentleman

A girl helps her boyfriend squeeze pimples on a street in downtown Shanghai April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA – Tags: SOCIETY) – GM1E84O1E7S01 Dermatologists

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NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space

by K.Y. Gentleman

“Our plants aren’t looking too good,” astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted from the International Space Station on December 27, 2015. He was right: The attached picture

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How data scientists are using AI for suicide prevention

by K.Y. Gentleman

The Crisis Text Line uses machine learning to figure out who’s at risk and when to intervene.

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10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

by K.Y. Gentleman

Everyone’s heard some version of a hangover cure. Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more

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RIDING A WILD WIND, TRANSATLANTIC JETS FLY FASTER THAN EVER

by K.Y. Gentleman

WHEN RANDAL MILES woke up from a nap during his flight from Los Angeles to Paris last week, he opened the interactive map on his

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Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change

by K.Y. Gentleman

Eighty years ago, Guy Callendar built the first climate change model to predict the effects of greenhouse gases. Now his successors are plotting ways to

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THE SECOND COMING OF ULTRASOUND

by K.Y. Gentleman

At the Sunnybrook Institute in Toronto, doctors have begun using focused ultrasound, delivered through helmet-like devices such as this, to loosen the blood-brain barrier, making

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Mappe – The most distinctive causes of death in each state

by K.Y. Gentleman

IN AN EFFORT TO REMIND us of our own mortality, the Center for Disease Control has published a map of the most distinctive causes of

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Nope, your Android phone’s not secretly tracking your location when you tell it not to

by K.Y. Gentleman

Google, your friendly Internet tech giant that totally doesn’t know everything about you, has reportedly been secretly tracking Android users’ locations even when they’ve opted

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This new audio system turns your car’s interior into one giant speaker

by K.Y. Gentleman

German automotive parts supplier Continental has developed a new speaker-less audio system for cars it calls Ac2ated Sound. Continental says the new system will reduce

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There’s still time to save the Great Barrier Reef from dying

by K.Y. Gentleman

We’re killing one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders. It’s not too late to change.

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Preparing For the World Solar Car Challenge

by K.Y. Gentleman

The solar-powered vehicle Lumen II, the car from Australia’s Adelaide University Solar Racing Team, during static scrutineering before competing in the Challenger class of the

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