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Clever use of the Doppler effect may enable rapid, portable concussion screening in football games.

Game vs. Brain: New Hope for Detecting Concussions on the Sidelines

Clever use of the Doppler effect may enable rapid, portable concussion screening.


Silver ants get their name from a coat of bio-fiber optic hairs!

The Hairy Optics of Saharan Silver Ants

Ants from the Sahara use biological fiber optics to keep cool.


Nanotechnology promises to revolutionize the way we care for our teeth

Nanodentistry: Big Impacts from Small Science

Nanoscale technologies are finding their way into your dentist's office!


The blasted ruins of a temple in Nagasaki, Japan.

Fallout

Decades after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, scientists debate their application to modern radiation safety standards.


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India's Connection to the Stars

Documenting the astronomical beliefs of several Indian ethnic groups.