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Scientists Crush Diamonds With 'Star Trek' Engine

| Ken Croswell | Posted 07.18.2014 | Science

The world’s largest laser, a machine that appeared in a Star Trek movie, has attained a powerful result: It's squeezed diamond, the least compressi...

Blast 'Model' Yields Surprising Advice On How To Survive The Unthinkable

| John Bohannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

It begins with a flash brighter than the sun. Trees, fences, and people immediately catch fire. The only reason you survive is because you run inside ...

Two New Elements Added To Periodic Table

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 06.01.2012 | Science

NEW YORK -- Nearly a year after they joined the periodic table, two man-made elements have been officially named. What used to be element 114 is now ...

Study Indicates A Greater Threat Of Extreme Weather

The New York Times | JUSTIN GILLIS | Posted 04.27.2012 | Green

New research suggests that global warming is causing the cycle of evaporation and rainfall over the oceans to intensify more than scientists had expec...

"Collaboration Within Competition" Is Key to American Technological Innovation

James M. Gentile | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

As Research Corporation for Science Advancement prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year (as America's oldest foundation dedicated wholly...