It looks like a vivid red carnation, but this flower is actually the result of mixing simple organic chemicals. It measures just 10 microns across and to three hours to come into creation. Read more >>
Now, over thirty years later, geologists have discovered what caused a series of microquakes in Pozzuoli in 1982: A fibre-reinforced, concrete-like rock, formed in the depths of the nearby supervolcano Campi Flegrei.
There’s an apparent gap between a battery breakthrough and its adoption. I looked into three areas of buzz-y battery research to find out how close they are to — as that tired old adage goes — truly changing the world.