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50th anniversary of the first moon landing [poster]

Fifty years ago brave American astronauts were the first humans to land on the moon. Download a free poster celebrating the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
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Here’s the plan to save humanity from killer asteroids

Asteroids hit the Earth every day. Most of these rocks and chunks of ice are dust-sized and are harmless to our planet. But some...
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Nuclear power’s growing role in a clean energy future

A new U.S.-backed initiative is promoting innovative ways to integrate nuclear power into carbon-free and renewable energy systems.
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Who leads the world in science and technology? [infographic]

See how the United States and other places around the world stack up in the areas of research and development, knowledge-intensive services and high-tech manufacturing.

From lab to fork

Scientists and entrepreneurs are changing the way we grow our food, making agriculture ripe for another green revolution.
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A cool idea at the White House Science Fair: Vaccines +...

Anurudh Ganesan's Google Science Fair entry, the VAXXWAGON, is a cooler for vaccines powered by bike riding rather than ice or electricity, which can be scarce resources.

Space technology finds down-to-earth application in Nepal

After the 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal, the United States sent two of NASA's FINDER prototypes for use in search and rescue efforts. They rescued four men.

Tesla: Electric cars for all?

Electric cars and high-capacity storage batteries could go a long way to improving air quality around the world, says Tesla's Elon Musk.
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Team USA solves for victory at international math competition

For the third time in four years, Team USA ranked first in the International Mathematical Olympiad, the standard for excellence in youth mathematics.