science
Lunar Colonists May Make Bricks From Moon Dust and Sunlight

Scientists with the European Space Agency have shown that it’s possible to make durable bricks using simulated Moon dust and concentrated sunlight. A similar approach may eventually allow lunar colonists to 3D-print their own habitats and structures using materials found on the Moon. Read More >>

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New Plastic Coating Will Let You Get Every Last Drop of Shampoo Out of the Bottle

Getting that last bit of shampoo or washing up liquid out of a bottle is a total pain. Researchers have now engineered a surface coating that allows thick and soapy products to slide right out — meaning you’ll never have to store your shampoo bottle upside down ever again. Read More >>