Laura Robertson

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What Should You Do With the World’s Most Powerful Laser? Study Proteins, Naturally

Forget about making James Bond wince or shooting down drones, scientists have found a much more appropriate use for the world’s most powerful laser — …

11 Colors You've Probably Never Heard Of

1. Sarcoline<p>Wearing sarcoline—literally "flesh-colored"—high heels makes your legs look longer. Wearing a sarcoline leather jacket reminds everyone …

Florida

The Most Honored Photograph

Doesn’t look like much, does it? But, depending upon your definition, this photograph, a team effort by 9 men, is the most honored picture in U. S. …

Curing Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis In Kids Takes Creativity

The world is struggling to cope with a growing epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Treatment is even more complicated for children.<p>TB drugs aren't usually designed for kids, says Dr. Christoph Hoehn the acting country director for Doctors Without Borders in Tajikistan. That means they aren't …

12 Fantastic Halloween Makeup Transformations

How much can makeup really transform you? That was the question we posed a few weeks ago when we saw Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev do some ridiculously amazing things to some ordinary women.<p>In light of the fact that Halloween is now just around the corner, let's turn our attention to …

Was Jack the Ripper an American?

Jack the Ripper terrorized the Whitechapel district of London for a few months in the fall of 1888, exactly 125 years ago. No one has ever been …

MinutePhysics Explains How to Levitate Objects Using Magnets

In this video, MinutePhysics host Henry Reich explains the principles of diamagnetism, or how to levitate objects using magnets.<p>In addition to this …

Cosmology