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Next Generation: Bactericidal Surface

By | November 26, 2013

A synthetic material covered in nano-spikes resembling those found on insect wings is an effective killer of diverse microbes.

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Bed Bug-Trapping Plants

By | April 11, 2013

Scientists are trying to create pest control devices inspired by tiny hooks on bean plant leaves.

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Capsule Reviews

By | October 1, 2012

Regenesis and The Half-Life of Facts

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