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To keep the brainy creatures healthy in captivity, caretakers employ a variety of tricks—including dog toys.
Using a protein found in silkworm moth cocoons, researchers at Tufts University in Boston are developing a range of biodegradable materials and therapeutic devices.
Veterinary dentist Brook Niemiec treats an ark of animals, from man’s best friend to lions, tigers, and bears.
The man of the hour is an octogenarian who claims more than 3,500 patents.
Physicist Carl Haber helps resurrect sound from old audio files once thought lost to history.
The Echo Nest mines big data to find songs and musical artists that suit a range of auditory affinities.
Geologist Kevin Pogue helps winemakers pick out top vineyards based on the region’s terroir, which entails environmental attributes such as soil, climate, and rock composition.
Here's what it's like to party with researchers whose work might first make you laugh, then make you think.
Brett Doar and his colleagues at Applied Chaotics specialize in building Rube Goldberg contraptions and other kinetic devices.
Robert J. Lang helped take origami to the next level, developing computer software to create increasingly complex designs with applications ranging from art to engineering.
Space artist Dan Durda forges into the unknown to create celestial scenery that educates and inspires.
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