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To Automate Everything, Solve These Three Challenges
Internet-connected devices promise to automate our lives, but we still have to solve these three challenges.
Promise and Perils of Hyperloop and Other High-Speed Trains
Elon Musk is selling the hyperloop as "a fifth mode after planes, trains, cars and boats." But is it much different?
The Unexpected Ways Engineers Help Us Move Faster
Melting to Keep Cool
By exploiting thermodynamics, phase-change materials like ice, salt, and wax save energy and help keep us cool.
The Evolution of the Bioinspired Robot
To build a better robot, engineers are turning to an experienced problem solver—nature.
David Pogue hosts a four-part special series exploring the materials that will shape our future.
The Fabric of the Cosmos
Acclaimed physicist Brian Greene reveals a mind-boggling reality beneath the surface of our everyday world.
For Safer Food, Just Add Viruses
Food producers are fending off deadly microbes with bacteria-targeting viruses known as phages.
For More Accurate Forecasts, Follow the Fish
Making Air Travel Safer
The Hazily Understood, Entirely Preventable Brain Disease
Athletes who receive multiple concussions are at risk for CTE, a brain disease that causes cognitive impairment.
Bat-Inspired Tech Could Help Blind People See with Sound
Future bio-inspired technologies could help the blind community echolocate like bats.
How Engineers Use Ground Freezing to Build Bigger, Safer, and Deeper
Artificial ground freezing is enabling engineers to complete ever more daring projects.
Get Involved: "Making Stuff"
Discover a variety of opportunities for exploring how scientific discovery and engineering lead to innovation.
Graphene, Meet Mainstream
Two recent discoveries could finally make fast, efficient electronics based on wonder material graphene possible.
Rise of the Hackers
A new global geek squad is harnessing cryptography to stay a step ahead of cybercriminals.