The Secret to Superwarm, Breathable Fabric Is a Tiny Amount of Silver

In the cold doldrums of January, any warm news is good news. Scientists at Stanford have unveiled a new clothing material made of cotton coated in silver nanowire. This fabric is breathable, lightweight, and incredibly warm. » 1/12/15 7:51pm 1/12/15 7:51pm

Why it takes silver to kill a werewolf

Red Riding Hood, a film about a werewolf, comes out today. Werewolves live as humans, only turning into wolves on the night of the full moon. They're strong, vicious, and they can only be killed by silver. But why silver? » 3/11/11 4:30pm 3/11/11 4:30pm