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A blueprint for clearing the skies of space debris

An international team of scientists have put forward a blueprint for a purely space-based system to solve the growing problem of space debris. The proposal, published in Acta Astronautica, combines […]

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Just screw it: Why winemakers ditched cork for caps

When he founded the Blended Learning winemaking course three years ago, Thomas Henick-Kling had an important choice to make: How to seal his department’s student-created wines. “For me, there was […]

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Thumbnail track pad

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new wearable device that turns the user’s thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad. They envision that the technology could let […]