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Our Nuclear Waste Is a Goldmine

Technology for generating power from spent uranium hits policy barriers.

Lavatory Laboratory

How sanitation is following the cell phone model.

Science Gets Down With Miles Davis and Bernini

Analyzing music and sculpture in the digital age.

What’s the Sound of Personhood?

Opening locked minds with music.

Paper Versus Pixel

The science of reading shows that print and digital experiences are complementary.

The Box That Built the Modern World

How shipping containers made distance irrelevant.

Getting Straight to the Site of Disease

Nanomedicine is going to battle against brain disease in Iraq veterans.

Roadmap to Alpha Centauri

Pick your favorite travel mode—big, small, light, dark, or twisted.

Frack ’er Up

Natural gas is shaking up the search for green gasoline.