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Jan. 23, 2015

Lasers Help Metal Resist Rust and Ice

Scientists use lasers to create super water-repellent metals.

Remembering the Moment Black Holes Went Mainstream

Forty-five years ago, a collaboration between Roger Penrose and Stephen Hawking transformed perceptions about black holes and the beginning of the universe.

Conserving Cuba’s Coral Reefs

Since 1970, Caribbean coral have declined by more than 50 percent, according to the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network.

Behind the Scenes of the Explorers Club

The Explorers Club houses artifacts from research expeditions over the last century, including the first exploration to the North Pole to the Apollo 11 moon mission.

Scientists Engineer Bacteria With Genetic 'Kill Switch'

Genetic engineers have designed strains of E. coli that can survive only in the presence of a compound that doesn't exist in nature.

Journeying to the Building Blocks of the Solar System

What can comets, asteroids, and protoplanets tell us about the formation of the solar system?

Put Down Your Phone, Give Your Brain a Break

Some studies suggest letting the mind wander spurs creativity and contemplation. Is it time to rethink our relationship with our phones and bring back boredom?

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Behind-the-Scenes at the Explorers Club

Tour the unique artifacts, including a yeti scalp and 4-tusked elephant, collected by Explorers Club members during research expeditions over the last century.

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