Matthew Halicki

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How It Works: Inside The Machine That Separates Your Recyclables

Moving paper away from plastic so you don't have to<p>The most annoying aspect of recycling—and one of the biggest hurdles to its widespread adoption—is having to separate paper, glass, and plastic before they hit the curb. New recycling machines are changing that. With single-stream recycling, …

MMR and me | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

A lot has been written about the MMR scare of just over a decade ago. More is being written now because children who were not immunised back then are …

NASA Celebrates Earth Month 2013: NASA Science Eyes

Bacteria armed with toxic tips kill rivals

<b>UC SANTA BARBARA (US) —</b> A mysterious type of protein found in bacteria and other organisms, including humans, appears to act as a delivery system for …

Dying star blows off ghostly green bubble in space

Toward the end of its life, our own sun will go through a phase very much like the one pictured here.<p>The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large …

Astronomy

Scientists Make Brains Transparent to Get a Better Look Inside

The stunning video above illustrates a new way of looking at the brain. Scientists at at Stanford University have developed a method for making …

NASA's Next Budget Advances US Leadership in Space and Science

Feds Fault Preemie Researchers For Ethical Lapses

Federal officials say a large study of premature infants was ethically flawed because doctors didn't inform the babies' parents about increased risks of blindness, brain damage and death.<p>The study involved more than 1,300 severely premature infants at nearly two dozen medical institutions between …

Nasa aims to capture and study asteroid in effort to protect Earth

Nasa plans to capture an asteroid and send astronauts to study it, the US space agency announced in a statement outlining its new budget on Wednesday.<p>…

FYI: What Would It Feel Like To Travel At Warp Speed?

It wouldn’t feel like much of anything.<p>If it were really possible to build a warp drive, using it wouldn't make you fly back into your seat as in a science-fiction movie. "Inside the spaceship, it would feel absolutely normal," says physicist Dave Goldberg of Drexel University. "You would be …