Popular Mechanics in February

Enthusiasts working in their garage started what have now become the ultramodern electronics and computer industries. Perhaps such “garage" labs will pave the way for similar breakthroughs in molecular biology. “Garage-based" biotechnology is the all the rage among science lovers these days. After all, it offers numerous possibilities for changing the world and gaining renown as a founding father of progress. For that, you need only determine the origins of a rare disease, invent cheap and effective biofuels or unravel the ancient mysteries surrounding the origin of life on Earth. Read more in the February issue of Popular Mechanics.

The Winter Games double as a huge exhibition of high technologies. In the Technology section, the article “The Olympics between the lines" examines the manufacture of Olympic medals, toboggan runs and biathlon rifles.

In Science, the article “Life by the Wire" reveals that all the technologies needed for teleportation already exist — although only at the level of the virus and bacteria for now.

In the weapons section, the article “Silent Gunning" looks at artillery in modern warfare and “Underwater deceit" examines saboteurs who work beneath the waves.

In this issue:

A cubic kilometer of science;
Curse of the center;
A winged weather institute;
Tilting on a wing;
The first robots;
Black swan of the Internet;
Glimpses of frozen time;
Caution: lemons on the road;
Dog-drawn;
Stainless geometry.

The issue went on sale January 21.

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