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Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.
One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.
HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.
Technically Incorrect: Because you are evil and she is an artist, Qinmin Liu wants you to buy a gold Apple Watch and give it to her, so that she can make art.
Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.
By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.
In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.
An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.
Exfoliate. Massage. Rock out. In the pantheon of tech gadgets you can use in the shower, the Octaloofah may very well rule them all out of sheer strangeness.
Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.