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These microscopic tubes may one day help turn seawater to drinking water

Six times faster than natural proteins<p>Scientists have created tiny carbon nanotubes that can filter water very efficiently, and could one day help turn seawater into drinkable water.<p>The nanotubes work similarly to certain biological proteins used to filter water in living cells, but they’re six …

Engineering

The Father of Modern Chemistry Proved Respiration Occurred by Freezing a Guinea Pig

Antoine Lavoisier gave oxygen its name, from the Greek words for “acid-former.” But that wasn’t his only contribution to scientific understanding of …

It rains solid diamonds on Uranus and Neptune

Consider this your daily reminder that the solar system is even more awesomely bonkers than you realized: On Uranus and Neptune, scientists forecast rain storms of solid diamonds.<p>The gems form in the hydrocarbon-rich oceans of slush that swath the gas giants' solid cores. Scientists have long …

Astronomy

How We Inherit Masculine and Feminine Behaviors: A New Idea About Environment and Genes

Men and Women<p>The now infamous Google memo, written by engineer James Damore, has inflamed longstanding debates about the differences between women …

Gender

The terrifying DNA discoveries that are making science-fiction fact

Imagine a world where parents can give birth to superbabies with bones so strong they’re impervious to a surgical drill and a heart less prone to …

Ten years on, DNA on Coke can leads to arrest over $200,000 jewellery heist

DNA on a Coke can led to police to catch the man behind a notorious robbery of more than $200,000 worth of jewellery.<p>A discarded can of Coca-Cola …