Thomas Andrew Gustafson

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How To Build An Indestructible Gingerbread House

Monday, December 23, 2013

We asked some civil engineers to help us end that yearly holiday housing crisis: collapsing gingerbread homes. With this design, gingerbread families everywhere can enjoy the holidays...


Robots Could Help Farmers Rein In Fertilizer Pollution

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

When it comes time to fertilizing a cornfield, most farmers use huge machines that weigh at least 10 tons. But three brothers in Minnesota have created a tiny robot they say can do the same job much more efficiently.


I'm Not Just Gaming, Ma! I'm Helping The World's Farmers

Monday, December 02, 2013

A computer game wants you to help survey the world's cropland. The hope is that the map will be used by organizations around the globe that are working with farmers to manage their cr...


A New Look At An Old Epilepsy Drug Yields Treatment Clue

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Valproic acid has been a mainstay of epilepsy treatment for decades. But how the drug works has been a mystery. Researchers have now figured out the drug boosts a particular chemical ...


How Much Water Actually Goes Into Making A Bottle Of Water?

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The bottled water industry says it uses water far more efficiently than other beverages. But water activists say that few companies in the beverage industry are calculating their total water footprint.