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  1. Materials Science

    Laser light transformed plastic into tiny diamonds

    The technique could be used to make nanodiamonds for quantum devices and other technology.

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  2. Earth

    One 2022 tsunami may have been as tall as the Statue of Liberty

    A massive volcanic eruption in the South Pacific, earlier this year, appears to have triggered one tsunami that was initially 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) tall.

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  3. Tech

    Welcome to the metaverse

    The idea of the metaverse comes from science fiction. But technology could make such immersive virtual worlds a reality.

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  4. Chemistry

    New meat-scented food flavoring comes from sugar — and mealworms

    Insects could become a protein-rich part of the human diet. This new research aims to help people get past the ick of eating insects.

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  5. Chemistry

    Recipes for modern beauty products aren’t so modern after all

    An art historian has combined forces with chemists to uncover the science behind cosmetics used about 500 years ago.

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  6. Tech

    New stick-on ‘sonar’ device lets you watch your own heart beat

    This wearable patch might one day make personalized medicine affordable almost anywhere in the world.

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  7. Materials Science

    Cool Jobs: Scientific glassblowers shape science

    Glass has played a major role in research for centuries. Today’s artisans work at the forefront of discovery.

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  8. Animals

    Gophers might be farmers, a controversial study suggests

    Pocket gophers air out and fertilize the soil in a way that amounts to simple farming, two researchers claim. But not everyone agrees.

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  9. Tech

    Like an octopus, this glove lets fingers grip slippery objects

    The octopus-inspired suckers on each fingertip grab and release objects on demand.

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