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  1. mini chemical lab
    Tech

    A mini chemical lab could one day test for toxic nerve agents in the field

    Portable lab equipment that detects nerve agents could help judge when it’s safe to return to previously exposed areas.

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  2. gecko underside
    Life

    50 years ago, scientists thought they knew why geckos had sticky feet

    50 years ago, scientists thought gecko feet had suction cups that allowed the animals to stick to surfaces. Today we know tiny hairs do the job.

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  3. carbon nanotubes
    Tech

    A chip made with carbon nanotubes, not silicon, marks a computing milestone

    Silicon’s reign in cutting-edge electronics may soon over. The carbon nanotube could be its successor.

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  4. microplastic particles
    Tech

    Tiny magnetic coils could help break down microplastic pollution

    Carbon nanotubes designed to release plastic-eroding chemicals could clear the long-lasting trash from waterways.

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  5. two photos of fetal lambs in artificial wombs
    Tech

    50 years ago, lambs survived but didn’t thrive inside artificial wombs

    Artificial wombs to support preemie babies are closer to reality.

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  6. solar panels
    Tech

    This solar-powered device produces energy and cleans water at the same time

    Someday, the two-for-one machine could help curb electricity and freshwater shortages.

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  7. Poker game
    Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence has now pretty much conquered poker

    A new artificial intelligence called Pluribus is a real card shark at six-player no-limit Texas Hold’em.

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  8. Astronomicum Caesareum moon image
    Planetary Science

    See how visualizations of the moon have changed over time

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, here’s a collection of images that show how the moon has been visualized over the ages.

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  9. robots
    Neuroscience

    This brain region may be why some robots send chills down your spine

    Scientists may have traced the source of the “uncanny valley” sensation in the brain.

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