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Take Five: Amy Ross, Spacesuit Designer

Amy Ross gives new meaning to the term haute couture: The first time astronauts step onto the surface of Mars, they’ll likely be wearing an … more

Astronomy & Space, Interviews, Take Five
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Cogitorian of the Week: Jackfriz

In this series, we recognize members making an active contribution to the Cogito community. Hello everyone my name is Jack and I am currently a … more

Cogitorian of the Week, Young Scientists
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Atomic-Scale Legos

Snapping together one-atom-thick sheets of material creates substances with completely new properties—and amazing possibilities Generations of minds have been inspired by Legos, the small, snap-together … more

Chemistry & Materials, Cogito Picks, Science News
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Up for Debate: Should Humans Eat Insects?

The practice of eating insects, otherwise known as entomophagy, has been part of human culture since prehistoric times. Insects are environmentally sustainable: according to the … more

Up for Debate, Young Scientists
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Cogitorian of the Week: Iyoungcrownover

In this series, we recognize members making an active contribution to the Cogito community. Hi. I am a high school junior, and I’m from the … more

Cogitorian of the Week, Young Scientists
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