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In shaving experiments, engineers closely studied shaving in ultra-fine detail with an electron microscope to see how a razor blade can be damaged as it cuts human hair.
An MIT team tackled the mystery of why something as soft as hair can erode a steel blade, hoping to figure out how to make shaving tools last longer.
Dozens of examples of 'fluting' have been found in Yemen and Oman which date back 8,000 years. This technique had never been seen before outside of America.
University of Copenhagen and Indiana University scientists created the new materials that has a brilliant glow from positively charged fluorescent dyes.
Computer modelling from German and Czech researchers predict that two-year droughts will increase seven-fold in number across Europe between 2051 and 2100.
Researchers at the universities of Manchester and Salford studied rice consumption in England and Wales and prevalence of cardiovascular diseases caused by arsenic exposure.
Researchers at the Universities of Bologna and Padua studied the subsurface cavities that lava created billions of years ago under the surface of Mars and the Moon.
With coronavirus infections rampant in parts of the nation, backlogs are preventing people from getting timely test results, hampering efforts to contain the virus.
Chilean explorer and photographer Cristian Donoso has dedicated the last 24 years of his life to exposing the impact of climate change in more than 50 expeditions.
Researchers found much more families than expected kept having children until they have at least one boy and one girl, just like the Beckhams and the Kardashian family.
The story of a guy who wouldn't let a few quintillion possible decryption keys stand between him and his cryptocurrency.
CT scans of the weird 20-foot-long creature and its incredible giraffe-like 10-foot long neck reveal it lived in water and was 'surprisingly adaptable' 242 million years ago.
Alumni of the software giant’s Beijing research lab are now executives at Alibaba, Tencent, SenseTime—and TikTok parent ByteDance.
The 99 million-year old insect stunningly preserved in amber from Myanmar was trapped just as it embraced its final victim - an ancient relative of the cockroach.
These noise-canceling headphones silence the world better than most, and the mics are now actually usable on phone calls.
Rashad Robinson, an organizer behind the Stop Hate for Profit boycott, says civil rights groups can’t be left to police the company by themselves.
There's little reason to pay top dollar for a phone these days. These are our favorite Android devices and iPhones for $200 to $500.
In an interview with WIRED, former national intelligence official Sue Gordon discusses Russian election interference and other digital threats to democracy.
And Meryl Streep holds a riding crop. And ... Digital satirist Ronald McDonkey's images challenge the idea of fame and our relationship to it.
Meet the hackers who, this weekend, will try to commandeer an actual orbiter as part of a Defcon contest hosted by the Air Force and the Defense Digital Service.