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This flu season has been nasty in large part because the vaccine didn’t work as well as past versions. So scientists like Professor George Lomonossoff of the John Innes Centre are on the hunt for new ways to make better vaccines and think they might have found one -- by growing them in plants.

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3D Printing
This May Be The 3D-Printed Submarine of the Future
3d printed submarine
3D Printing
This May Be The 3D-Printed Submarine of the Future
Using unique construction techniques, this 3D-printed submarine may set the pace for the building of large AUVs to come.

Using unique construction techniques, this 3D-printed submarine may set the pace for the building of large AUVs to come.

Nuclear Fusion
Nuclear Fusion Gets Closer to Reality With This New Reactor
nuclear fusion
Nuclear Fusion
Nuclear Fusion Gets Closer to Reality With This New Reactor
Nuclear fusion just took a step forward thanks to a new, compact reactor from MIT.

Nuclear fusion just took a step forward thanks to a new, compact reactor from MIT.

Coronavirus
Can Old Vaccines Be New Weapons Against COVID-19?
repurposed vaccine
Coronavirus
Can Old Vaccines Be New Weapons Against COVID-19?
Well-established vaccines using weakened pathogens provide general immune benefits. Now researchers are proposing them to help fight COVID-19.

Well-established vaccines using weakened pathogens provide general immune benefits. Now researchers are proposing them to help fight COVID-19.

Biology
New 3D Bioprinting Method Uses Light to Grow Ears in Mice
3D Bioprinting
Biology
New 3D Bioprinting Method Uses Light to Grow Ears in Mice
A new 3D bioprinting technique uses near-infrared light to trigger a bioink to form shapes, even when placed under the skin of mice.

A new 3D bioprinting technique uses near-infrared light to trigger a bioink to form shapes, even when placed under the skin of mice.

Planet Earth
NASA App Asks Players to Help Map Our Oceans
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Planet Earth
NASA App Asks Players to Help Map Our Oceans
While social distancing, volunteer data collectors can contribute to research by helping map oceans with NASA's citizen science app.

While social distancing, volunteer data collectors can contribute to research by helping map oceans with NASA's citizen science app.

Superhuman
How 3D-Printing Is Revolutionizing Heart Surgery
How 3D-Printing Is Revolutionizing Heart Surgery
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Superhuman
How 3D-Printing Is Revolutionizing Heart Surgery
When a young boy was facing a complicated and dangerous heart operation, his doctors created an exact model of his heart to plan the surgery. And it probably saved his life.
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Joseph had one of the most complicated heart conditions his doctors had ever seen. He faced a long and dangerous operation or a heart transplant. Without either, he wouldn't survive. Opting for surgery, Dr. Petros Anagnostopoulos at the American Family Children's Hospital prepped like few have ever done. He and his team 3D-printed a copy of Joseph's heart that they could explore and understand. It was another step forward...

The New Space Race
Can This Startup Give Everyone Access to the Moon?
Can This Startup Give Everyone Access to the Moon?
The New Space Race
Can This Startup Give Everyone Access to the Moon?
With advanced navigational technology, Astrobotic wants to provide a routine, affordable, and accurate delivery...
By Mike Riggs

With advanced navigational technology, Astrobotic wants to provide a routine, affordable, and accurate delivery service to the moon.

Science
The Fascinating Story of How AIDS Activism Helped Usher in a "Right to Try" Laws
The Fascinating Story of How AIDS Activism Helped Usher in a
Science
The Fascinating Story of How AIDS Activism Helped Usher in a "Right to Try" Laws
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to try experimental procedures? Hear the amazing, true story of the AIDS...
By Scott Shackford

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to try experimental procedures? Hear the amazing, true story of the AIDS activists who fought for a "right to try." And won.

COMING SOON
Superhuman Season 5 | Trailer
Superhuman Season 5 | Trailer
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COMING SOON
Superhuman Season 5 | Trailer
Our best original series is back! Watch now for a look into our Superhuman future.
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Superhuman is back with Season 5! Premiering Wednesday, August 7th, we'll be meeting the scientists, cyborgs, and real life heroes who are pushing the frontiers of groundbreaking medical technology. Can't wait until then? Get to know the Superhuman cast below. The Emerging Cyborg Meet Alec McMorris When his cousin’s car skidded into a guardrail on an icy Utah road in 2013, Alec McMorris rushed to...