Gone are the days when one, or even a few, ground-breaking products could sustain a global company inevitably. As competition between corporations and organizations intensifies, “companies are spending more on research and development than ever before.”1 In fact, the ten companies that spend the most on research and development spend […]

Jim McCormick is a convicted con man who deceived national armies and police forces into purchasing his fake bomb detector, the ADE 651. McCormick claimed the detector worked by being especially sensitive to the “molecular frequency of explosives,”1 which would lead a telescopic radio aerial on the instrument to swing […]

The Industrial Revolution heralded an age of scientific and technological advancement. However, as the number of factories expanded across the world, so too did the extent of industrial pollution.1 Industrial pollution is a major contributor to environmental degradation and thus, reducing pollution is of utmost importance to many governments, companies, […]

Imagine clothes that never get wet. Or perhaps a suit that can keep you cool in burning hot temperatures. I bet the latter sounds great right now, in the middle of this scorching summer! No, these aren’t fashion ideas lifted from the latest futuristic blockbuster hitting movie theaters. Materials scientists […]

On January 30, 2015, President Barack Obama unveiled his $215 million Precision Medicine Initiative. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), precision medicine “is an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person.”1 And the reason […]

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