Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica

Jennifer Ouellette

Ars Technica

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Jennifer:

Check out the winners of this year’s Gallery of Soft Matter Physics

Submissions were judged on both striking visual qualities and scientific interest. → Read More

Bees learn to dance and to solve puzzles from their peers

Two recent papers offer evidence of "social learning" and possible culture in bees. → Read More

Remember that ancient Roman “dildo”? It might just be an old Roman drop spindle

"It’s a bit understated as a dildo, and would make for a more satisfying spin than anything else." → Read More

These juvenile snapping shrimp have the fastest claws in the sea

They can snap their claws at accelerations on par with a bullet shot from a gun. → Read More

Scientists have found Lake Huron wreck of 19th century ship that sank in 1894

The Ironton schooner collided with the freighter Ohio, which was found in 2017. → Read More

Feast your eyes on this image of remnant from earliest recorded supernova

Dark Energy Camera captures rare view of RCW 86, remnant of supernova recorded in 185 CE. → Read More

Scientists have mapped a secret hidden corridor in Great Pyramid of Giza

The corridor is 30 feet long and likely slopes upward. Where it leads is still a mystery. → Read More

Watch these glassy-winged sharpshooters fling pee bubbles with anal catapult

This "superpropulsion mechanism" could help remove water from smartphones, watches. → Read More

Study: Bronze Age Israeli man’s remains shows signs of trepanation

Remains of one of two brothers found buried together showed signs of brain surgery. → Read More

These scientists lugged logs on their heads to resolve Chaco Canyon mystery

“Tumplines allow one to carry heavier weights over larger distances without getting fatigued." → Read More

Kombucha electronics? Sure, why not?

Sustainable dried SCOBY mats are lighter, cheaper, and more flexible than plastics. → Read More

New imaging tool confirms female scribe etched her name in medieval manuscript

Meet Selene, a new photometric stereo recording prototype. Think of it as 2.5D imaging. → Read More

This bionic finger uses touch to “see” inside human tissue, electronics

Subsurface tactile tomography can detect details beneath a material's surface. → Read More

Keanu Reeves takes on the High Table in final trailer for John Wick: Chapter 4

"The only way John Wick will ever have freedom and peace is in death." → Read More

Mini-robot shifts from solid to liquid to escape its cage—just like the T-1000

Phase-shifting material also useful for smart soldering devices, in vivo drug delivery. → Read More

Archaeologists found evidence of trepanation on medieval woman’s skull

Why she was subjected to such a risky invasive surgical procedure remains a mystery. → Read More

Our favorite superhero misfits are back in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 trailer

"We'll all fly away together, into the forever and beautiful sky." → Read More

Michael Keaton’s Batman steals every scene in official trailer for The Flash

Double the superheroes, double the fun! → Read More

Jason Momoa is out for revenge in action-packed Fast X trailer

"One of us might not come back from this. But we have to fight." → Read More

Leonardo noted link between gravity and acceleration centuries before Einstein

Caltech engineers even re-created his experiment with a modern apparatus. → Read More