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Michael McDaniel’s design for rapid-response disaster relief shelters has caught the attention of international governments, NGOs and even the U.N. Here, he discusses his Exo Reaction...
May 28, 2012, 3:31 AM PDT | By Molly Petrilla
The U.S. Army is using eye-popping nanotechnology to upgrade and replace equipment soldiers bring onto the battlefield.
May 24, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Matthew Malone
Concussions have long been accepted in the hard-hitting world of football, from pee-wee to the pros. New tech has led to safer helmets, but will they prevent more head injuries?
May 22, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Jason Dearen
Tommy Phelps goes to extremes so we don’t have to. A biologist with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Phelps specializes in unearthing and studying ‘extreme bacteria,’ organisms...
May 21, 2012, 1:34 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
Science writer Jonah Lehrer recently penned a book on creativity. We spoke to him about flashes of inspiration, how businesses can better foster innovation, and the importance of knowing when to...
May 14, 2012, 2:46 AM PDT | By Molly Petrilla
From a Brooklyn food conference to adventures for city kids on the Los Angeles River, the crowd-funding platform ioby helps would-be environmental leaders fund neighborhood projects — and...
May 7, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood