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Tuberculosis kills thousands of people every day – we aren’t doing enough to stop it
Many people in the U.S. have no idea that TB is still found here, or what a major health risk it poses in other parts of the world.
What if the FBI tried to crack an Android phone? We attacked one to find out
The FBI has accessed the data on a shooter’s iPhone. What if the device had been running Android?
What can fish mouths teach us about engineering clog-free filters?
Even the best engineered filters get clogged eventually. Fish mouths have evolved structures that create unique fluid dynamics patterns that solve that problem.
How the Supreme Court made economic inequality a whole lot worse
The late Antonin Scalia and his conservative colleagues in recent years have rolled back protections for workers and unions while giving more rights to businesses and the wealthy.
A new strategy for drought-stressed cities: graywater recycling
Long-term drought and water shortages in many parts of the U.S. are spurring interest in ways to reuse graywater – the water that drains from sources such as showers, bathtubs and washing machines.