Monday, March 8, 2021
This Squishy 3D-Printed Human Heart Feels Like the Real Thing

This Squishy 3D-Printed Human Heart Feels Like the Real Thing

In the intro to the HBO sci-fi series Westworld, a 3D printer churns out humanoid robots, delicately assembling the incredible complexities of the human form so that those robots...
The Physics of Materials at Minus 80 Degrees Celsius

The Physics of Materials at Minus 80 Degrees Celsius

OK, you have your rubber band (hopefully). Take it and stretch it with your hands, and keep it stretched. Now touch the stretched rubber band to your lip (which is...
Experts' advice on shopping during a higher-risk Black Friday

Experts’ advice on shopping during a higher-risk Black Friday

Black Friday looks totally different thanks to the...
Larry Brilliant Says We’ll Beat Covid—After We Go Through Hell

Larry Brilliant Says We’ll Beat Covid—After We Go Through Hell

Do we need to do a deep cleaning of the White House?Are you asking that since the White House was ground zero for a disease-ridden outbreak, does it have to...
How NASA Finds the Mass of the Dirt Grabbed From an Asteroid

How NASA Finds the Mass of the Dirt Grabbed From an Asteroid

It's important to realize that the two sticks have the same mass, but different moments of inertia. The moment of inertia depends not just on the total mass, but where...
Meet the 4 astronauts SpaceX launched on NASA's longest human mission

Meet the 4 astronauts SpaceX launched on NASA’s longest human mission

SpaceX launched its first operational human mission for...
The Strange and Twisted Tale of Hydroxychloroquine

The Strange and Twisted Tale of Hydroxychloroquine

The same week the mania for the drug took hold in Silicon Valley, Larry Ellison, the chair of Oracle and the fifth-richest person on earth, started talking with Donald Trump....
Why It’s a Big Deal If the First Covid Vaccine Is ‘Genetic’

Why It’s a Big Deal If the First Covid Vaccine Is ‘Genetic’

On Monday morning, when representatives from the drug company Pfizer said that its Covid-19 vaccine appears to be more than 90 percent effective, stocks soared, White House officials rushed...
Jared, Ivanka move kids to new school after parents' COVID complaints

Jared, Ivanka move kids to new school after parents’ COVID complaints

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump pulled their children...
Is It Better to Plant Trees or Let Forests Regrow Naturally?

Is It Better to Plant Trees or Let Forests Regrow Naturally?

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.When Susan Cook-Patton was doing a postdoc in forest restoration at the Smithsonian Environmental...

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