Science Selections From Popular Scientific Journals
Artificial Mountains - Pocket Worthy Nov 2020
The World Is Studded With Artificial Mountains. They're fake, but they can be spectacular (and hazardous). By Dylan Taylor-Lehman
Smart Concrete - The Conversation, Nov 2020
Smart concrete could pave the way for high-tech, cost-effective roads. By Luna Lu and Vishal Saravade.
Future Batteries - Nov 2020 Wired
A renaissance in structural battery research aims to build energy storage into the structures of devices they power.
Brain-Computer Interface - Oct 2020 Ars Technica
Electrodes threaded through blood vessels let people control gadgets with their minds. By Adam Rogers.
Remake the Plastics - Oct 2020 Ars Technica
If recycling plastics makes no sense, remake the plastics. New catalytic approaches convert plastic into liquid fuels, nanotubes
Room Temperature Superconductor - Oct 2020 Ars Technica
First room-temperature superconductor. A few million atmospheres of pressure lets mundane chemicals superconduct. By John Timmer