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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By July 12, 2015


The magnificent hidden world of microscopic plankton (pictures)

The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.

10 Images By May 25, 2015


The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By January 12, 2015


Discussing Oculus VR's newest internal prototype on Tomorrow Daily

We're right around the corner from a consumer version of Oculus Rift, and the improvements made in the newest version unveiled this past weekend? They're something to get excited about, at least in our opinion.

By September 22, 2014


Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.

By September 22, 2014


Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.

By September 18, 2014


See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By August 18, 2014


​Fool me once: EPA to enhance emissions testing post VW scandal

US Environmental Protection Agency will use random spot checks to expose technologies that may allow cars to skirt emissions standards.

By September 25, 2015


This fully functional microscope is built entirely out of Lego

Collecting votes now on Lego Ideas is a fully functional microscope -- constructed entirely out of Lego bricks.

By July 21, 2014


Ancient scorpion of the sea is the granddaddy of arachnids

A newly described species of sea scorpion measures over 1.5 metres long and lived 460 million years ago.

By August 31, 2015