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How Cup Noodles became one of the biggest transpacific business success...

Alisa Freedman, University of Oregon See a container of Cup Noodles at a convenience store and you might think...

Curved origami offers a creative route to making robots and other...

Hanqing Jiang, Arizona State University and Zirui Zhai, Arizona State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Building robotic...

Smart concrete could pave the way for high-tech, cost-effective roads

Luna Lu, Purdue University and Vishal Saravade, Purdue University Every day, Americans travel on roads, bridges and highways without considering the safety or reliability of...

Blue dye from red beets – chemists devise a new pigment...

Erick Leite Bastos, Universidade de São Paulo What’s your favorite color? If you answered blue, you’re in good company. Blue outranks all other color preferences...

Vaccines without needles – new shelf-stable film could revolutionize how medicines...

Maria Croyle, University of Texas at Austin The race is on to identify an effective vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. Once discovered, the next challenge...

Why some counties are powerhouses for innovation

Christopher Boone, Arizona State University By the time the application window closed, Amazon had received 238 proposals from cities and regions throughout North America looking...

From slag to swag: The story of Earl Tupper’s fantastic plastics

Marsha Bryant, University of Florida When “American Horror Story,” the Museum of Modern Art and “Napoleon Dynamite” pay homage to an invention, you know it’s...

How fashion adapted to climate change – in the Little Ice...

Lane Eagles, University of Washington One could say the consequences of the planet’s warming climate can be seen on fashion week runways and the shelves...

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Hint of proper funding for cycling, but we must fight for...

By Robin Lovelace, University of Leeds The parliamentary debate on cycling was a wake-up call to the government on cycling. The coalition government has been floundering,...