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Sebastian Kaulitzki/Hemera/Thinkstock Outsmarting Bacteria

Humans have spent the past century trying to outfight bacteria. What if we could outsmart them instead? Smiting your average bacterium has been easy enough since the discovery of penicillin’s antibacterial properties in 1928. Created as a byproduct by Penicillium

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Many of us would love to just forget about garbage after we throw it away. But the truth is that how we deal with our trash is something we need to think about. Incineration can create toxic fumes that are

© Corbis Getting Steamy with Solar Energy

I read this morning over at Science Daily about a project that could help billions of people in developing countries live in healthier environments. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provided funding for the project and its goal was non-trivial:

A scanning electron micrograph of Lactobacillus casei bacteria. Are these the machines of the future? | © Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library/Corbis Gotta Get Bacteria in Time!

The microscopic world is fascinating and strange. Using some advanced techniques in clean rooms, we’ve made great strides into the nanoscale world using silicon and exotic metals. Engineers command computers to etch designs onto wafers — designs so small, not

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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