• Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome

    Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome The world is struggling to contain the new coronavirus outbreak. But thanks to new genetic material sequencing and synthesis technology, scientists are able to identify and study t ... Verge Science Verge Science Feb 11, 2020

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  • How robots will repair or destroy satellites in orbit

    How robots will repair or destroy satellites in orbit As orbit becomes more crowded with satellites, the risk of catastrophic collisions grows. We explore the burgeoning industry of satellite repair: companies hoping to rendezvous wit ... Verge Science Verge Science Jan 28, 2020

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  • Is aluminum better than plastic? It’s complicated.

    Is aluminum better than plastic? It’s complicated. Recycled aluminum is coming for your water and your iPad. From laptops to water bottles, aluminum is being touted as an eco-friendly answer to the global crisis in plastic waste. ... Verge Science Verge Science Jan 21, 2020

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  • How time zones are subtly messing with you

    How time zones are subtly messing with you Time zones help enable modern communication and commerce, but they mess with a lot more than just your TV schedule. In this video, we take a look at the ways ... Verge Science Verge Science Jan 14, 2020

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  • Inside the risky venture of Spaceport America

    Inside the risky venture of Spaceport America In the middle of the New Mexico desert lies Spaceport America, a glittering, alien structure advertised as the very first purpose-built commercial spaceport. Its home to Virgin Gal ... Verge Science Verge Science Dec 30, 2019

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  • Testing out an astronaut’s exercise regimen

    Testing out an astronaut’s exercise regimen The environment of the International Space Station isnt exactly hospitable to the human body. In this video, Loren Grush tries out some of the specialized machines astronauts use t ... Verge Science Verge Science Dec 23, 2019

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  • The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs

    The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs The tech that powers your lightbulbs has made huge leaps forward in the past few years, and is making a big difference in home energy use. But shifting political winds ... Verge Science Verge Science Dec 17, 2019

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  • The dark side of electronic waste recycling

    The dark side of electronic waste recycling Electronic waste is a hazardous and difficult form of garbage to manage. Though a lot of e-waste can be recycled responsibly, many e-waste processors choose instead to ship it over ... Verge Science Verge Science Dec 4, 2019

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  • Insulin should be cheap. Here’s why it's not.

    Insulin should be cheap. Here’s why it's not. The cost of insulin has skyrocketed over the past few years, putting increasing pressure on millions of diabetics who rely on the drug to survive. We look at how insulin ... Verge Science Verge Science Nov 19, 2019

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  • Why these buttons are psychological torture

    Why these buttons are psychological torture The elevator buttons in our office building are slowly driving us all insane. We dropped everything to figure out what was going on and a little science happened along the ... Verge Science Verge Science Nov 5, 2019

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