Science and technology

January 25, 2017

Printing parts

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January 17, 2017

Two strange mammals illuminate the process of natural selection

CONVERGENT evolution—different species arriving independently at the same answer to a question posed by nature—is a topic of great interest to biologists. One aspect of the […]
January 12, 2017

Electricity now flows across continents, courtesy of direct current

THE winds of the Oklahoma panhandle have a bad reputation. In the 1930s they whipped its over-tilled topsoil up into the billowing black blizzards of the […]
January 12, 2017

A “new” star should appear in 2022

X marks the spot AMATEUR astronomers have a new date for their diaries. In 2022, in the constellation of Cygnus, they will be treated to the […]