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WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2013 | Science

Most of us know caffeine as the stuff that puts the kick in coffee, tea, soft drinks, and energy beverages. Red Bull, anyone? Of course, scientist...

PHOTOS: Everyday Stuff REALLY Close Up

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

Viewing something through an electron microscope may feel as if you're viewing it for the first time. The incredible instrument offers a close-up glim...

'Nanosuits' Protect Creatures From Harsh Environment

natureheader | Posted 04.17.2013 | Science

By Katherine Harmon Imaging specimens with electron microscopy imposes conditions that are typically deadly for living things, such as a high vacuum....

WATCH: This Is What Atoms Look Like In 3D

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

Ever wanted to know what atoms look like in 3D? Now's your chance, in a new video showing a platinum nanoparticle under extreme magnification. The ...

WHAT'S THAT? Electron Microscope Reveals Strange Features Of Familiar Items

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2012 | Science

Electron microscopes give scientists a close-up look at tiny things--cells, germs, crystals, and even certain molecules. But as you can see in this se...

Sharing Absolutely Everything: The Human Imperative

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 03.17.2012 | Good News
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

From before our first breath, from the moment of conception, we share. It is the fundamental verb of human existence.

Best Electron Microscope Images Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green

It's amazing how much of the world we'll never see, even when it's right in front of our faces. For some people, electron microscopy brings that wo...

PHOTO: Same Horrifying Worm In A Totally Different Light

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

Just when you thought you'd seen the freakiest image of all time, another one emerges. This is a different image of the same deep-sea tube worm. Ho...

You Won't Believe This Is Real

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

This is not photoshop, no clever graphics, no movie scene... it's a hydrothermal worm. And it's a real creature. It's just really, really small....

New Rule: Circle Jerk

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Maher

2008-09-17-maher2.jpg Now that you turned it on and the world did not end, you can stop trying to make me give a rat's ass about the Large Hadron Collider.