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KickSat-2 project launches 105 cracker-sized satellites – TechCrunch

Move over, Starlink. SpaceX’s global internet play might have caught the world’s attention with its 60-satellite launch last month, but little did we...

Sequoia-backed Whole Biome wants to heal your gut with medical-grade probiotics – TechCrunch

Whole Biome has pulled in $35 million in Series B financing from a list of investing titans, including Sequoia, Khosla, True Ventures,...

More mangroves? Economies recover faster after tropical cyclones

Enlarge / Dark green mangroves along Senegal's Casamance River as it meets the sea. ...

KLM Airlines wants to help build a more efficient jet with in-wing seating – TechCrunch

Air travel accounts for a significant chunk of greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants, and the amount of air travel has risen steadily...

Why haven’t genetically engineered crops made food better?

Enlarge / Normal rice (bottom), the first version of golden rice (right), and the current...

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed

Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor...