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Living in a Glass House: The Biosphere 2 Project

How Eight Scientists Locked Themselves In an Artificial Ecosystem for Two years One of the problems with biology, and ecology in particular, is that controlled, repeatable experiments are notoriously difficult to conduct. This leads to the Harvard Law: “Under controlled conditions of light, temperature, humidity, and nutrition, the organism will

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5 More Cool but Outdated Technologies

Brilliant Solutions, Until Something Better Came Along Engineers and scientists in times past didn’t have all the the tools we possess today: CAD, genetic sequencing, the ability to print millions of tiny transistors on a flake of silicon and even instant, reliable communication are all relatively recent inventions. This doesn’t

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