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New science may drastically change the way we think about climate change and deforestation.

Trees May Tell it When to Rain

New science may drastically change the way we think about climate change and deforestation.


The next generation of atomic clock may be on the way!

Defining Time

The atomic clock—and the definition of a second—might be up for revision soon.


New experiments explore the physics of high-speed punctures

Puncturing Prey

New experiments explore the physics of high-speed punctures.


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.