Urine for Some Plastic Innovation

At last, the world’s scientists have developed a way for humans to turn their liquid excrement into beach balls and lawn furniture.

Thanks to a side experiment exploring how space travellers might most efficiently survive a mission to Mars, researchers …

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Metal-Testing Technique Reveals Hidden Damage

In Nevil Shute’s 1948 future-thriller No Highway, we meet aerospace engineer Theodore Honey in a state of panic on a transatlantic flight. He claims that metal fatigue is putting the plane in certain peril, but can’t convince anyone of the …

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