He’s the legendary astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. Popular Science: Would you rather have a jetpack or flying car? Neil deGrasse Tyson: What I would rather have is a transportation system that requires neither: a wormhole. PS: What incredible thing will we see in our lifetime? NDT: I think that […]
The AIDS Cure Sam Kaplan In 2007, a little-known German doctor applied to speak at a prestigious AIDS conference, claiming to have cured a single case of the disease. He described a 41-year-old man, dubbed the “Berlin patient,” who had had both AIDS and leukemia. The patient received a bone-marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor […]
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Found only in one single river valley in southeast Australia, these rare, giant earthworms grow large and live long.
Made almost twenty years ago, this breathtaking art installation of sand and water can still be seen today in Egypt.
If you’re not a fan of knitting by hand, this build-it-yourself 3D knitting machine can help you make your own garments quickly and on an open source platform.
As more and more people kick cars out of their lives and switch to bicycling, the infrastructure must also change.
Made in L.A., this sustainable clothing and accessories company is crowd-funding a versatile product inspired by travel.
Cleverly frosted and decorated to look like real houseplants, you can have your garden and eat it too with these delicious cupcakes.
Artist illustration of events on the sun changing the conditions in Near-Earth space. NASA Earth has a magnetic field, which begins at the core and stretches far out into space. Typically, this magnetic field is a useful shield for solar activity. However, if the Earth’s magnetic field bumps up against the sun’s magnetic field, all […]