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[ Design ]
How do fish swim in schools, or birds fly in giant flocks without running into each other? Take a look at the tiny swarming robots that are helping us understand some of nature’s most complex phenomena!
By Derek Dodge
Do you feel us edging away from fossil fuels? If we look where innovation is moving, it’s not in coal, oil and gas. No the creative thought leaders and clever young innovators are moving on. See where they are taking us!
Ever asked yourself “What did I do before Google?” For the past 40 years, the New York Public Library has had its own “human Google” where you can call and ask any question. The best part? You can still call them today!
[ Business ]
By Dr. Lynda
There are some great stories of renewal and the resilience of nature and people. The story of oysters and the Chesapeake Bay is one of them.
[ Animals ]
Yes, you read that correctly, we can use fish scales to generate power! It turns out those fish you see in the market could be an alternative energy source. Here’s how this alternative energy source could be used in the future!
Have you heard about Biosphere 2? This incredible living laboratory is helping us figure out what life could look like on a colony beyond our planet!
[ Culture ]
Are driverless cars and other forms of futuristic transportation a far-off dream? It turns out that our own bodies can provide a little inspiration to turn science fiction into reality!
So often we forget to nurture and savor the moment in the things that make us truly joyful. Here’s the powerful way one man’s life was changed by finding exactly where his joy came from!
The discovery of Homo Naledi, a new human ancestor, was a momentous occasion. It not only shifted our understanding of our origins, it also changed the way we conduct and talk about scientific research!
This Olympics we have seen records broken, ceilings shattered, and remarkable feats of athleticism. Are athletes really getting better or is there something else happening here? Here’s the remarkable answer…
By Dr. Lynda
Is there a perfect way to cut a cake? It turns out when you implement a little science and math… there sure is! Find out how in YouTube channel Numberphile’s video today on EWC!