Rejected Girl Scout Cookies

Meet the cookies that didn’t make the cut. Even-Thinner Mints So thin that they’re basically the Eucharist. Tagalong . . . ifyouwants Still peanut butter and chocolate, but incredibly bitter. TruthCrisps Fudge biscuits stamped with inspiring messages for young women, such as “We all hate it here” and “You have to decide if you want a child by … Read more

How virtual meetings can limit creative ideas

Listen to the latest science news with Nick Petrić Howe and Benjamin Thompson. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 In this episode: 00:56 How video calls can reduce creativity As a result of the pandemic, workers around the world have become accustomed to meeting colleagues online. To find out if this … Read more

Engineered jumpers overcome biological limits via work multiplication

Aristotle. Problemata 3 12–19. Morowitz, H. J. De motu animalium. Hosp. Pract. 11, 145–149 (1976). CAS  PubMed  Google Scholar  Seifert, H. S. The lunar pogo stick. J. Spacecr. Rockets 4, 941–943 (1967). ADS  Google Scholar  Zhao, J. et al. MSU jumper: a single-motor-actuated miniature steerable jumping robot. IEEE Trans. Robot. 29, 602–614 (2013). Google Scholar  … Read more