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Toxin-Secreting Stem Cells May Destroy Brain Tumors From Inside Out

popsci.com — In the realm of cancerous diseases, tumors affecting the brain can be particularly difficult to cure. Many are fast moving and take hold of key sections of the body's most fundamental organ, rendering surgical removal extremely difficult or impossible.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @PopSci: New engineered stem cells secrete toxins that can eat away at brain tumors from the inside out popsci.com/article/scienc… pic.twitter.com/h3COp0M3Nb

Enter Popular Science's 2015 Invention Awards

popsci.com — With the rise of open-source software and hardware, 3-D printing, and crowdfunding, it's easier than ever to be a maker. Over the past year, some inventors have created potentially world-changing projects. Popular Science wants to celebrate these amazing builders, tinkerers, and DIY enthusiasts. That's why we're featuring them in our annual Invention Awards issue.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @sophiebushwick: Hey inventors—now is your time! Enter the 2015 @Popsci Invention Awards! pops.ci/CKLvOE

The Surprising Science Behind The Movie 'Interstellar'

popsci.com — Asking a team of journalists to rally around a science fiction movie might sound ludicrous. Yet some combination of boundless vision, relaxing of natural laws, and enthralling story can prompt even the most disciplined Popular Science employee to daydream at his or her desk.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @sophiebushwick: Wormholes & robots & planets (oh my)! Via @PopSci The Surprising Science Behind 'Interstellar' pops.ci/0frHWt

Oct 23, 2014

From wormhole highways to robotic space companions, scientific experts weigh in on the science of "Interstellar." pops.ci/mn340O

Oct 23, 2014

RT @PopSci: Wormholes, exoplanets, co-robots & more: The surprising science behind the film @Interstellar popsci.com/article/techno… https://t.…

Four Technologies That Will Carry The Weight Of War

popsci.com — Shortly after iron swords and spearheads became common, soldiers in sixth-century Greece ran into a problem. Infantrymen carted around breastplates, helmets, bronze-lined wooden shields, and iron-tipped spears-as much as 70 pounds of extra weight. The loads were so intolerable that soldiers routinely abandoned them on the battlefield.
Oct 24, 2014

Troops have battled an undefeated enemy for millennia. My “weight of war” story for @PopSci. popsci.com/article/techno… #soldiers #military

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DARPA: How is DoD working to reduce the equipment load troops bear? @PopSci & @JeremyHsu describe LS3, Warrior Web & others. http://t.c…

Sorry, Cat Haters, Science Isn't On Your Side

popsci.com — "Unfeeling" Cats Jetske via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 Some people just don't like cats. That's okay. Some people don't like pizza. Or dogs. Or Harry Potter. But some cat-haters aren't satisfied with not owning cats themselves. They need to drag the rest of us down with them.
Oct 24, 2014

"The first thing you notice when you dig around in the seedy underworld of cat-bashing is that it's an old hobby." businessinsider.com/cats-really-do…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @David_Grimm: .@popsci challenges some popular myths about cats: Sorry, Cat Haters, Science Isn't On Your Side pops.ci/3Ct1vW via

Oct 23, 2014

RT @bbedway: Cats are not faking it, says Popular Science: bit.ly/1sd9OB0 @GregMitch will want to know.

Oct 22, 2014

RT @PopSci: Sorry @josephstromberg & @voxdotcom, maybe cats just don't like YOU? What science really says: popsci.com/article/scienc… http://t.…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @PopSci: Sorry @josephstromberg & @voxdotcom, maybe cats just don't like YOU? What science really says: popsci.com/article/scienc… http://t.…

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