New techniques for welding very different materials could enable better cars.
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Expert: 4 ways Americans can keep their vote secure and accurate
With election security experts waylaid by years debunking false claims of election fraud, little has improved since 2020.
Heat-resistant nanophotonic material could help turn heat into electricity
The key to beating the heat is degrading the materials in advance.
Durable coating kills the COVID virus and other germs in minutes
Polyurethane locks in the antimicrobial power of tea tree and cinnamon oils. The new technology could start making public spaces safer within a year.
Visualizing nanoscale structures in real time
Open-source software enables researchers to see materials in 3D while they’re still on the electron microscope.
This bot’s got game
Building a ball-chucking, bar-climbing, battle-ready robot in 72 hours.