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SpaceX’s reusable rockets make space travel much cheaper

In this week's How Things Work, learn about SpaceX's reusable rockets work in order to be cost-effective.

Science rally held in Boston to oppose Trump's "anti-science" rhetoric

Scientists held a rally in Boston on February 19, to protest against Trump's gag-orders on the Environment Protection Agency (EPA).

Terrorism research at Carnegie Mellon focuses on objectivity

Researchers attempt to analyze and understand the basis of terrorism in society by questioning how terrorism is currently researched.

Ranking the world’s most pressing issues poses dilemmas

Pugwash attempts to better understand the challenges of the 21st century by attempting to rank ideological, economic, social, public health, technological, and environmental issues.

SciTech Briefs

This week's briefs cover the discovery of nearby Earth-like exo-planets, the reports of sexism at Uber, 5G at the Mobile World Congress and 50,000 year old bacteria found inside cave crystals.

Synthetic nanoparticles achieve complexity level of proteins

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University study nanoparticles that can achieve proteins' complexity level and lead to the production of more robust medical drugs, processor chips, and materials.

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