Science Tutorials & How-Tos

artificial_muscle
Posted by Thomas McMullan on September 20, 2017

This throbbing, lifelike robot muscle lifts 1,000 times its own weight

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Posted by Abigail Beall on September 20, 2017

Ducks who hang out in big groups have larger penises

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on September 20, 2017

Stomach-churning show reveals the grim contents of London’s 130-tonne monster ‘fatberg’ of human waste

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on September 19, 2017

This Pi wireless charger will power your phone from a foot away

how_the_universe_will_end
Posted by Abigail Beall on September 18, 2017

Freeze, crunch, bounce or rip: how will the universe end?

Electric black cab
Posted by Victoria Woollaston on September 18, 2017

Meter glitch halts rollout of London’s new electric black cab

brainternet
Posted by Abigail Beall on September 18, 2017

Human brains are “wired” up to the web in real time using a Raspberry Pi

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Posted by Abigail Beall on September 18, 2017

In a major step towards faster computing, scientists just stored light as sound for the first time

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Posted by Abigail Beall on September 18, 2017

The mysterious dark side of Venus is covered in chaotic swirling clouds

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on September 18, 2017

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule returns to Earth with a squad of mouse astronauts