air pollution
Ingenious Student Project Uses Bacteria to Clean Filthy Underground Air

Remember when we found out just how disgusting the air on the London Underground is? Surprisingly, it seems the solution is bacteria. Read More >>

drones
This Drone Can Fly Forver Without a Battery

Want a drone to fly longer and farther? Give it a bigger battery. But that adds weight, which in turn reduces the drone’s flight time. It’s quite a conundrum. It seems like an unresolvable catch-22, except that someone has finally found a way to use wireless power to keep a drone flying. Read More >>

robots
Have a Robot Paint You Like One of its French Girls

Sure, gesture-controlled robots are cool. Even cooler? Scientists have developed a way to control a robotic arm just by blinking at it—no hands needed. Read More >>

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Seven Nation Army Played on Science Lab Kit Is a Nerdtastic Delight

Playing music with instruments is overrated. But while we've seen songs played on old computer kit before, this video takes things further: get ready to hear The White Stripe's Seven Nation Army played entirely on kit found in a science lab. Read More >>

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health
Doctors Look at Anti-Sleep Drug To Get Through Shifts

There's no doubt that being a doctor is hard work. Long hours and little sleep, where one wrong move could be disastrous for the patient. But is turning to drugs to stay alert really the answer? Read More >>