America Needs a Ministry of Truth

Life in a nightmarish dystopia isn’t all bad. For Winston Smith, the tragic everyman of George Orwell’s 1984, the “greatest pleasure in life” is his work at the Ministry of Truth, where lies are manufactured…

This Cloth Destroys Deadly Nerve Agents in Minutes

The blurry white spot at the center of the image are carbon dioxide molecules, trapped inside a metal-organic framework. Stanford researchers developed a new method for photographing action on the molecular scale.Photograph: Yuzhang Li/Stanford UniversityFarha’s…