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Neuronal diversity can lead to efficiency, new research shows

Research at Carnegie Mellon is beginning to uncover new information about neurons: not all neurons may be the same, which might contribute to increased efficiency in brain communication.

Study examines effects of geo-engineering to combat climate change

Scientists and engineers theorize that shooting particles into the stratosphere could help stabilize global temperatures.

How Things Work: Wind turbines

Wind power is a renewable, environmentally friendly source of energy. Learn how we can harness the power of wind.

HealthTalk: In vitro fertilization

The 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Robert Edwards for his achievements with in vitro fertilization research.

SciTech Briefs

The 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov for the isolation and characterization of graphene.

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