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  1. Physics

    Future cars may offer personal sound zones — no earphones needed

    Zones that offer each passenger personal listening are closer to reality. A new design improves performance by adapting to the conditions in your car.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Cannabis may alter a teen’s developing brain

    Marijuana use between ages 14 and 19 was linked to faster thinning of brain regions important in decision-making.

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  3. Tech

    Let’s learn about artificial intelligence

    Computers are getting smarter all the time. At some tasks, they can even outsmart people.

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  4. Tech

    Headphones or earmuffs could replace needles in some disease testing

    A new system that uses earmuffs to collect gases coming out the skin could help doctors diagnose a variety of diseases, scientists say.

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  5. Physics

    Nuclear clocks are nearly here

    More precise clocks could improve technologies such as GPS and help scientists test major ideas in science.

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  6. Materials Science

    New device gets power from 5G signals grabbed from the air

    A new way to harvest electricity relies on a tiny array of antennas and a lens. Together, they collect and focus 5G signals coming from any direction.

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  7. Space

    Ingenuity helicopter makes history by flying on Mars

    The copter's 40-second-long flight in the Red Planet’s thin air is only the first in a planned series of daring flights.

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  8. Tech

    Greening your digital life

    The less electricity you use while playing video games or using your devices, the less impact you’ll have on climate change.

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  9. Tech

    5G promises new energy savings for digital tech

    A new way to transmit wireless communications promises time and energy savings by using networks of smaller cells.

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