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Paul Dawson, Clemson University When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food …

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Kevin Schawinski, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Like a zombie, the Milky Way galaxy may already be dead but it still keeps going. Our galactic neighbor Andromeda almost certainly …

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Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors – has just revealed the second part of his master plan for the company. And it’s a doozy. …