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How Two Guys Hacked a Jeep

A few months ago, researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek hacked a car. Yes, hacked a Jeep, to be precise— as a guy (Andy Greenberg) was driving down the interstate at 70 mph. A few minutes later,...
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Torture on the Brain

Flaying, burning, boiling, crushing, beating, ripping, and stabbing—the horror of physical torture throughout history is still cringe-worthy centuries later. But what about the effects of such torture on the...
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Quantum Dots

The Ultimate Game Changers In an art gallery, the lighting in which a piece of art is shown is incredibly important to the viewer’s experience. Dial up the light provided by a spotlight overhead, and the...
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3D Bioprinting

Regeneration of Organs Hannah Warren was born with a missing trachea, a fatal condition with a survival rate lower than 1%. She was breathing with a tube inserted through her mouth, and wasn’t able to speak...
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Batteries Without the Boom

Designing a Safer Lithium Battery In the world of batteries, lithium-ion batteries are like the Golden State Warriors: powerful, trendy, and highly explosive. Like all batteries, lithium-ion batteries...
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Chirality

Mirror Molecules and Medications If someone asked you to explain the difference between your left and right hand, what would you say? On the surface, your hands aren’t so different: they are both made...