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This Prosthetic Arm Doesn’t Look Human — And That’s Awesome

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This prosthesis is not only the cheapest bionic arm you can find on the market, it’s also one of the coolest. The Hero Arm is 3D printed for anyone age 9 and above, customizable, and inspiring a new wave of research!

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What We’re Learning from The First Swim Across the Pacific

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Ben Lecomte is currently (right now!) in the middle of swimming 5,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean. While this is awesome on its own, what’s truly amazing is the amount of scientific data they’re picking up along the way.

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How Do Space Suits Even Work?

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We’ve seen people walk on the moon in them, but how has that been possible? What is it about a space suit that enables it to protect us out there?

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Did You Know We Can Garden in Space?

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Lettuce, zinnias, peas, and radishes are just some of the plants that have found their roots in space. But what does this mean for our future?

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How Virtual Reality is Changing Healthcare

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This device out of Stanford is saving lives by helping both families and medical experts understand what’s happening with Congenital Heart Defects.

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The Remarkable Powers of… Spider Silk?

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Let’s talk spiders. These creatures may scare some, but their silk is one of the most remarkable substances in the natural world!

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