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French Invent Robots To Replace Border Police

Where Does Hydrogen Come From?

Rings and Seasons of Saturn - (Photos)

Why Marijuana Gives YouThe Munchies

Humans’ Built-in GPS Is Our 3-D Sense Of Smell

What Is The Future Of Robotic Limbs?

Chemists devise transformative solar energy storage technology

Discovery paves way for new kinds of superconducting electronics

Why Tomatoes Are Fruits, and Strawberries Aren't Berries

NASA head says Area 51 and extra-terrestrial life both exist

Single-catalyst water splitter produces hydrogen 24/7




Tiny Solar-powered Sensors




Biomanufacturing of CdS Quantum Dot Nanocrystals




Sweeping Lasers Snap Together Nanoscale Geometric Grids - (June 23, 2015 - DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory - ScienceDaily) - Scientists have developed a new technique to rapidly create multi-layered, self-assembled grids could transform the manufacture of high-tech coatings for anti-reflective surfaces, improved solar cells, and touchscreen electronics.  -

Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery




How Will Nanotechnology Revolutionize Medicine?

Why Does Your Breath Stink In The Morning?

‘Pick and mix’ smart materials for robotics

Unlocking fermentation secrets open door to new biofuels

3-D plasmonic antenna capable of focusing light into few nanometers




Novel Microscope For Nanosystems

Bizarre Comet-like Alien Planet Is First Of Its Kind

New process forms 3-D shapes from flat sheets of graphene

Renewable Energy From Evaporating Water

New Nanotechnology Drug To Control Blindness




3-D Printer To Help Build Girl's Nose

New Conductive Ink For Electronic Apparel




World's First Full-color, Flexible, Skin-like Display

A Brief History Of Timekeeping

Nanowires Could Be The LEDs Of The Future

How A Driverless Car Sees The Road

Light Fixture Kills Bacteria Safely, Continuously

C.H.I.P.: The World's First Nine Dollar Computer




New Nanogenerator Harvests Power From Rolling Tires

How Synthetic Bacteria Could Take Us To Mars

How Do Bikes Stay Up?

Why Genetic Modification Is About To Get Easier

Are Humans Now An Endangered Species? (Answer: Yes!)

How Fast Does A Thought Travel?




9 Nervy Facts About The Vagus Nerve

Definitive Guide to understanding Science on The Internet




The Robots That Could Change Our Lives




Friction Reduction Breakthrough




New Method Can Make Cheaper Solar Energy Storage

6 Robotics Advances Bringing Us Closer To A Real Terminator

Is Glass Really A Solid?

Mary Roach Talks Space Poop

This Is Your Body Over 24 Hours

Could Black Phosphorus Be The Next Silicon?




Rover's Eye-View Of Marathon On Mars - (Timelapse)




How Do You Know If Your Money Is Fake?

Do We REALLY Need To Go Outside?

The Spore Machine




Real life 'Pac-Man' satellite will clean up space junk




Ultra-thin, all-inorganic molecular nanowires successfully compounded

The Science Of Racism

Non-Metallic Robot Performs Surgery Inside An MRI

Animal brains connected up to make mind-melded computer




Basic Computing Elements Created In Bacteria




Why Isn’t Our Hair Naturally Blue?

3-D-printed Robot Is Capable Of Multiple Jumps

Competing Visions To Deliver Driverless Cars

13 Nikola Tesla Quotes

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet - (July 10, 2015 - by Brian Kahn - Climate Central) - Even if world manages to limit global warming to 2°Cthe target number for current climate negotiationssea levels may still rise at least 6 meters (20 feet) above their current heights, radically reshaping the world’s coastline and affecting millions in the process.

That finding comes from a new paper published on Thursday in Science that shows how high sea levels rose the last time carbon dioxide levels were this high.


The study examined past changes and laid out a framework for using them to refine our understanding of what the future holds for coastal communities. According to separate research by Climate Central, a 20-foot sea level rise would reshape the U.S. coast, causing Louisiana to lose its boot and transforming the Bay Area into the Bays Area by forming a second inland bay. It would also threaten the world's coastal nations and megacities.


The big outstanding question — and the one that’s most relevant to people living along the coasts — is just how long it could take sea levels to rise to such great heights. The process isn’t linear. It’s currently accelerating and that trend is expected to continue. [Andrea] Dutton [a geochemist at the University of Florida and one of the study’s co-authors] said her group is working on new techniques to better define the rates of rise, but other efforts have shown tipping points could cause sudden, rapid rises faster than previous estimates.

“There are some recent modeling efforts that now show you could get a section of the Antarctic ice sheet, several meters worth of sea level rise, to go in a decade. We used to think it was centuries,” she said.  -



The Death Of Bees ExplainedParasites, Poison & Humans



Here's Why All The Bees Are Dying

Burst Of Red Light Speeds Up Healing

The Mad Science of Nuclear Airplanes

Huge Brain Scan Database Is Revealing Secrets Of The Mind

Scientists Map 5,000 New Ocean Viruses

New Nanogenerator Could Make Cars Much More Efficient




Paradoxical Crystal Baffles Physicists - (July 2, 2015 - by Natalie Wolchover - Quanta Magazine) - At super-low temperatures, a crystal called samarium hexaboride behaves in an unexplained, imagination-stretching way.

In a deceptively drab black crystal, physicists have stumbled upon a baffling behavior, one that appears to blur the line between the properties of metals, in which electrons flow freely, and those of insulators, in which electrons are effectively stuck in place. The crystal exhibits hallmarks of both simultaneously.

This is a big shock,” said Suchitra Sebastian, a condensed matter physicist at the University of Cambridge whose findings appeared today in an advance online edition of the journal Science. Insulators and metals are essentially opposites, she said. “But somehow, it’s a material that’s both. It’s contrary to everything that we know.  -

Chemotherapeutic coatings enhance tumor-frying nanoparticles

Pentaquark LHC Discovery A New Form Of Matter

Magnetic nanoparticles could be key to effective immunotherapy

Nanoscale light-emitting device has big profile




'White graphene' structures can take the heat

Why Are Stem Cells So Important?

Breaking the terahertz barrier for graphene nanoelectronics




Add a liquid layer for faster, larger graphene production

Sleeping On The Space Station

Nanowires give 'solar fuel cell' efficiency a tenfold boost - (July 17, 2015 - Eindhoven University of Technology - Science Daily) - Researchers make important step towards a solar cell that generates hydrogen

Researchers have developed a very promising prototype of a new solar cell. The material gallium phosphide enables their solar cell to produce the clean fuel hydrogen gas from liquid water. Processing the gallium phosphide in the form of very small nanowires is novel and helps to boost the yield by a factor of ten. And does so using ten thousand times less precious material.  -

Does Water Ever Expire?

New Letters Added To The Genetic Alphabet




The First Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral - (Photo)




Elliptical Pool Table

Sticky tape and phosphorus the key to ultrathin solar cells

The 12 Men Who Walked On The Moon - (Photos & Bios)




13 Tips For Stargazing From Astronomers

A Brief History of Everything, feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson




10 Things We’ll See In 10 Years

Model For Robots With Bacteria-controlled Brains - (July 16, 2015 - Virginia Tech - ScienceDaily) - A scientist used a mathematical model to demonstrate that bacteria can control the behavior of an inanimate device like a robot.  -


Uh-oh, A Robot Just Passed The Self-awareness Test!

3D-printed 'smart cap' uses electronics to sense spoiled food

Your body, the battery: Powering gadgets from human “biofuel”

When Does Consciousness Begin and End?

The Most Advanced Robots In The World

Design of Near-frictionless Material

The Creepy But Incredible World Of 3D-Printed Body Parts

Nearly All Scientific Papers Controlled By Six Corporations

ALEC's Scary Corporate Agenda -- 7 of Their Most Anti-Democratic and Science-Denying Ideas - (July 22, 2015 - by Brendan Fischer - PR Watch) - ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country.  -

Maybe Time Doesn’t Even Exist




Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature?




Breakthrough In Knowledge Of How Nanoparticles Grow




More Efficient Process To Produce Graphene Developed

Step Forward For Computing By Light

Exponentially Accelerating Effects Of Climate Change

How Sex Genes Are More Complicated Than You Thought

Smoke-like Carbon Nanotube Aerogel Muscles




Quantum networks: Back and forth are not equal distances - (July 27, 2015 - University of Copenhagen / Niels Bohr Institute - Science Daily) - Quantum technology based on light (photons) has great potential for radically new information technology based on photonic circuits. Up to now, the photons in quantum photonic circuits have behaved in the same way whether they moved forward or backward in a photonic channel. This has limited the ability to control the photons and thus build complex circuits for photonic quantum computers. Now researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have discovered a new type of photonic channels, where back and forth are not equal distances! Such a system has been a missing component for building quantum photonic circuits on a large scale. The results are published in the scientific journal, Nature Nanotechnology.  -

Say Goodbye to Coastlines: New Study Warns of Disastrous Sea Level Rise Within Decades - (July 28, 2015 - By James Hansen / Huffington Post) - A new study finds that an increase of 2 degrees Celsius, rather than being a safe "guardrail" against the worst climate change effects, is actually extremely dangerous.


My conclusion, based on the total information available, is that continued high emissions would result in multi-meter sea level rise this century and lock in continued ice sheet disintegration such that building cities or rebuilding cities on coast lines would become foolish.


A startling conclusion of our paper is that effects of freshwater release onto the Southern Ocean and North Atlantic are already underway....

Here, I expand on our conclusion that the science indicates 2°C is not a safe target. Indeed, 2°C is not only a wrong target, temperature is a flawed metric due to meltwater effect on temperature. Sea level, a critical metric for humanity, is at least on the same plane. Earth's energy imbalance is a critical metric, because energy balance must be restored to stabilize climate, which thus informs us about the required limit on greenhouse gases (GHGs). The Framework Convention on Climate Change, agreed upon at Rio in 1992, defines GHGs as the critical metric, saying that GHGs must be stabilized at a level that avoids "dangerous anthropogenic interference" with climate. Why have policymakers turned away from GHG amount to temperature as the metric with a value (2°C) seemingly pulled from a hat? Could it be because 2°C allows politicians to set emission targets to be achieved in the future when they will be out of office? If we stick to the Framework Convention's GHG metric, we find that the CO2 stabilization level is not 450 ppm or 400 ppm, it is 350 ppm and possibly lower with immediate implications for policy.

The bottom line message scientists should deliver to policymakers is that we have a global crisis, an emergency that calls for global cooperation to reduce emissions as rapidly as practical. We conclude elsewhere and reaffirm in our present paper that the crisis calls for an across-the-board rising carbon fee and international technical cooperation in carbon-free technologies.  -

Why Do Bruises Change Colors?




Living lasers made by injecting oil droplets into human cells

First Smartphone DNA Test For Chlamydia




Lab-on-chip can perform all common medical tests

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours  - (July 28, 2015 - by By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor - The Telegraph/UK) - Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.

The EM Drive was developed by the British inventor Roger Shawyer nearly 15 years ago but was ridiculed at the time as being scientifically impossible.

It produces thrust by using solar power to generate multiple microwaves that move back and forth in an enclosed chamber. This means that until something fails or wears down, theoretically the engine could keep running forever without the need for rocket fuel.  -




World's First White Lasers Demonstrated - (July 29, 2015 - Arizona State University - Science Daily) - More luminous, energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless communication  -




We Finally Know What Graphene Is Good For: Origami

Tech Visionaries Warn Against Autonomous Weapons

Where Did The First Americans Come From?

Comet yields 'rich array' of organics - (Photos)

Everything We Learned From The Pluto Fly-By




The ISS And A Colorful Moon

This Is The Only Color Photo Of The First Atomic Explosion

New Design Brings World's First Solar Battery To Performance Milestone - (August 1, 2015 - Ohio State University - Science Daily) - Sunlight makes the new 'aqueous solar flow' battery 20 percent more efficient than today's lithium-iodine batteries  -




Sol-gel capacitor dielectric offers record-high energy storage

Hands-Free Cooking Robotic Kitchens Of The Near-Future

Small Tilt In Magnets Makes Them Viable Memory Chips




What Is Fire?

Astronomer Clyde Tombaugh who discovered Pluto saw UFOs

Is The Universe A Hologram?

Lightning Reshapes Rocks At The Atomic Level - (August 5, 2015 - University of Pennsylvania - ScienceDaily) - At a rock outcropping in southern France, a jagged fracture runs along the granite. [See photo.] The surface in and around the crevice is discolored black, as if wet or covered in algae. But, according to a new paper coauthored by the University of Pennsylvania's Reto Gieré, the real explanation for the rock's unusual features is more dramatic: a powerful bolt of lightning.


Another takeaway for geologists, rock climbers and hikers who spend time on rocks in high, exposed places is to beware when they see the tell-tale shiny black glaze of a rock fulgurite, as it might indicate a site prone to lightning strikes.

"Once it was pointed out to me, I started seeing it again and again," he said. "I've had some close calls with thunderstorms in the field, where I've had to throw down my metal instruments and run."  -




Trouble in orbit: The growing problem of space junk




Sounds Can Knock Drones Out Of The Sky!

What Is Dark Matter and Dark Energy?

We Could Find Alien Life In Our Lifetimes - (Here's How)

How Scientists Are Hacking Bacteria To Fight Disease

Powerful DNA 'Editing' Has Arrived, Are We Ready For It?

Fast, Accurate Nanoscale Sensor Created - (August 4, 2015 - by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - ScienceDaily) - Imagine being able to test your food in your very own kitchen to quickly determine if it carried any deadly microbes. New research may make that possible.  -

Buzz Aldrin's Moon Checklist - (Photo)

How Close Are We To Computers That Think Like Humans?

What Is Radiation?

Growing Edible Lettuce On The Space Station

Nanotech Wound Healing In Diabetes

Robot With Human Reflexes

Robots Learn To Evolve And Improve

How Playing An Instrument Benefits Your Brain

The European Space Agency Wants To Build A Moon Village

Surprising discoveries about 2D molybdenum disulfide

Futuristic Electronics One Step Nearer

Google's Atlas Robot Takes A Forest Hike - (Video)

Meteorite Impacts Can Create DNA Building Blocks!




Evolutionary Big Bang

An Animated Story Of Physics




The Story Of Light




How The Brain Controls Speech

What Happens When You Faint?

Building Computers From DNA?




First Almost Fully-formed Human Brain Grown In Lab

Top 5 Things Wrong With Science




Retraction Watch

Carbon Nanofibers Made From CO2 In The Air




New, Stable 2-D Materials With Revolutionary New Properties




Laser-burned Graphene Gains Metallic Powers

Artificial Intelligence

High-precision control of nanoparticles for digital applications




Novel nanostructures for efficient long-range energy transport

Misconceptions About Space

How To Make A Battery With Lemons

How Is Music Stored On Vinyl Records?




Dancing T-handle In Zero-G

Plants That Keep Themselves Warm

A little light interaction leaves quantum physicists beaming

Biophysicists take small step in quest for 'robot scientist'




Quantum Diffraction At A Breath Of Nothing




Another Milestone In Hybrid Artificial Photosynthesis

How Astronauts Grow Plants In Space

Mechanism Behind 'Strange' Earthquakes Discovered




Earth's Mineralogy Unique In The Cosmos

Can This Carbon Nanomaterial Solve Global Warming?

New Graphene-based Catalysts For The Energy Industry




10 Scientific Words You're Probably Using Incorrectly




The Science of Six Degrees of Separation

Microscopic fish are 3-D-printed to do more than swim

Black Knight Satellite UFO Documentary - (Debunked)

Successful Boron-doping Of Graphene Nanoribbon




Charging a lithium-ion battery efficiently with a solar cell

LEDs Could Light The Way To Future Networking



Cheaper, Better LED Technology




How Fast Are We Moving Through Space?

Using DNA Origami To Build Nanodevices Of The Future




Quantum Weirdness Proved Real

Watching Rising Seas From Space




NASA's Nasal Naut

How Do We Find Dark Matter?

Artificial Leaf Harnesses Sunlight For Efficient Fuel Production




Enormous Water Ice Sheet Found On Mars

How Shark Skin Can Save Us From Superbugs




Almost perfectbattery from MIT

Water Heals A Bioplastic - (September 1, 2015 - Penn State / Science Daily) - A drop of water self-heals a multiphase polymer derived from the genetic code of squid ring teeth, which may someday extend the life of medical implants, fiber-optic cables and other hard to repair in place objects, according to an international team of researchers.  -

Mass Extinction: Life At The Brink - (46 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Aug 31, 2015 - Smithsonian Channel) - It's death on an unimaginable scale, when a majority of Earth's species quickly vanish. It's called "mass extinction," it's occurred at least five times before, and some experts believe it's on the verge of happening again. Is our planet in trouble?  -

Evidence That Earth's First Mass Extinction Was Caused By Critters Not Catastrophe - (September 2, 2015 - Vanderbilt University / Science Daily) - A powerful analogy for what is happening today

The Earth's first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by a meteorite impact or volcanic super-eruption but by the rise of early animals that dramatically changed the prehistoric environment.  -

Super solar cells collect higher energy photons 30 times better

Phagraphene, A 'Relative' Of Graphene, Discovered

Could Your Brain Repair Itself?

The Physics Of Playing Guitar

Growing Doubt: A Scientist’s Experience of GMOs

Long-sought chiral anomaly detected in crystalline material

Solar Water-splitting Technology Developed - (September 4, 2015 - Rice University - Science Daily) - Researchers have demonstrated an efficient new way to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable energy by splitting water molecules. The technology uses sunlight-harvesting gold nanoparticles.  -




Efficient Heating For Electric Cars

Why humanity is essential to the future of Artificial Intelligence

A Rough Guide To Types Of Scientific Evidence - (Infographic)




Making Nanowires From Protein And DNA

New nanomaterial maintains conductivity in three dimensions

A St. Louis Connection To Basic Evolutionary Theory

Missouri Fossils

10 Mysteries Of The Human Microbiome Revealed




Nanoparticles: Small But Unique

Artificial 'Plants' Could Fuel The Future

Creating Artificial Life




Manipulating Neurons With Light




Filming Living Cells In Close-up




Just How Scientifically Accurate Is 'The Martian'?

Ideal Single-Photon Source Developed

Paper Tubes Make Stiff Origami Structures




First Superconducting Graphene Created By Researchers

Better smartphones? Nanosheets given local magnetic properties




New species of extinct human found in cave may rewrite history

The GOP Is Committing Environmental Treason!




Burning remaining fossil fuel could cause 60-meter sea level rise

The Hospital Computer That Predicts IfYour Time Is Up




Overlooked Organisms Are The Key To Life As We Know It

The Zipf Mystery

Theoretical Physicist Finds Computer Code In String Theory




Can The Human Brain Be Reprogrammed?

Matrix-style Brain Implants To Boost Memory

To Scale: The Solar System

Robots Inspired By Animals

DARPA Test Helicopter Lands With Insect-like Robot Legs




New Way To Store Solar Energy Could Lead To More Common Solar Cell Usage - (September 14, 2015 - Missouri University of Science and Technology) - Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a relatively inexpensive and simple way to split water into hydrogen and oxygen through a new electrodeposition method. The method produces highly efficient solar cells that can gather solar energy for use as fuel.  -




Tiny Silica Particles Could Be Used To Repair Damaged Teeth - (September 16, 2015 - University of Birmingham) - Researchers have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in restorative treatment of sensitive teeth and preventing the onset of tooth decay.  -

E-Skin Transforms Prosthetics, Robots...Creates Supersoldiers?

Unhackable kernel could keep all computers safe from cyberattack

'Mother' Robot Builds Better, Faster Robot Offspring

Global Warming 'Hiatus' Never Happened, Scientists Say




We’re Aiming At 200 Feet Or More Of Sea Level Rise!

We’re Getting Close To A Real-Life Smart Drug




Nanoelectronics Could Get A Boost From Carbon Research

Why It's Impossible To Tune A Piano

Three Ways Pee Could Change The World




Making 3-D Objects Disappear: Ultrathin Invisibility Cloak Created




Nano-trapped Molecules Are Potential Path To Quantum Devices

Enterprise: The First Space Shuttle

Jail The Climate Deniers! - (8-1/2 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Sept. 19, 2015 - Thom Hartmann / The Big Picture RT) - Another day, another warning sign that climate change could soon spin rapidly out of control. According to a new study out of Lund University in Sweden - the melting of arctic sea ice - which is now happening at an alarmingly fast rate - is increasing the release of methane into the atmosphere. So why is this such a big deal? Easy - Methane is one of the strongest of the natural greenhouse gases. It’s about 80 times more potent than CO2 - and while it may not get as much attention as its cousin CO2 - it certainly can do as much - if not more - damage to our planet. As my recent documentary "Last Hours" pointed out - a massive release of methane could produce a sudden global warming event that could lead to an extinction of species on a wide scale - including humans.  -

How Close Are We To A Fully ‘Bionic Body’?

Air Force Fighters With Laser Cannons, Cyber Weapons By 2020

UFOs OUT OF THE BLUE - (105 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Nov. 9, 2011 - UFOTV® The Disclosure Movie Network) - Narrated by Peter Coyote, OUT OF THE BLUE is widely considered one of the best documentary films ever made about UFOs and was directed by celebrated filmmakers James Fox, Tim Coleman and Boris Zubov. The films producers traveled around the world to investigate some of the most famous UFO events on record. Through exclusive interviews with high-ranking military and government personnel, this award-winning film supports the theory that some UFOs are of extraterrestrial origin.

This film features Governor Fife Symington, Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell, Russian General Leonid Aleviev, President Jimmy Carter, Cosmonaut Major General Pavel Popovich, UK Admiral Lord Hill Norton, Physics Professor Dr. Brian Greene, President Gerald Ford, Astronaut Colonel Gordon Cooper. White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, and many more. Presents an International Scope, Quality Testimony, and Scientific Perspectives. OUT OF THE BLUE provides a Definitive Investigation of the UFO Phenomenon.  -

The Real Story Of Asbestos

Nanomagnets Mimic Steam, Water And Ice

Clumps of gold nanoparticles can evolve to carry out computing

Researchers Reveal When Global Warming First Appeared

How To Explore The Surface Of A Comet Or Asteroid

First Circularly Polarized Light Detector On A Silicon Chip

A New View Of The Content Of Earth's Core

Messages For The Future

New Hadrosaur species discovered on Alaska's North Slope

Shades of 'Star Trek'? Quantum Teleportation Sets Distance Record




The Scale Of The Universe




The Bizarre, Bony-Looking Future Of Algorithmic Design

10 Terrific Facts About Trilobites




First Manned Mission To Mars May Happen Soon

Tiny carbon-capturing motors may help tackle rising carbon dioxide levels - (September 23, 2015 - University of California - San Diego / ScienceDaily) - Machines that are much smaller than the width of a human hair could one day help clean up carbon dioxide pollution in the oceans. Nanoengineers have designed enzyme-functionalized micromotors that rapidly zoom around in water, remove carbon dioxide and convert it into a usable solid form.  -




Hybrid ultrasmall gold nanocluster for enzymatic fuel cells

Body's 'chemical calendar' discovered

Study Adds To Evidence That Viruses Are Alive




Scientists Discover New System For Human Genome Editing

Three Years Until The Next Ice Age? - (5-3/4 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Sept. 25, 2015 - ThomHartmann) - Thom Hartmann talks about the slow down of the global ocean conveyor belt and how it could lead to the next ice age in Europe within three years.  -

All About The Golden Ratio - (Infographic)

Scientists Build Wrench 1.7 Nanometers Wide

9 Things You Didn't know About Lunar Eclipses




Pluto Photos In Stunning Color




Scientists Discover Weather On Rosetta's Comet

How The Body’s Trillions Of Clocks Keep Time




Scientists Manipulate Common Plants To Produce Cancer Drugs

Dirty Money, Dirty Science

10 Tiny CreaturesControlling Your World

The One-Cut Fold and Cut Theorem

Is The Atlantic Sinking?

DIY Spray-on Solar Cell Technology

Are There Good Viruses?




Biomimetic Dental Prosthesis

Intelligent Machines: Do We Really Need To Fear AI?

Liquid Water Found On Mars!

Archimedes And A Boat Lift: The Falkirk Wheel




Scientists Make Self-healing Rubber

Blooming Microflowers Open New Electronic Frontiers




Making Batteries With Portabella Mushrooms - (September 29, 2015 - University of California - Riverside / ScienceDaily) - Porous structure of portabella mushrooms is key to making efficient batteries that could power cell phones, electric vehicles

[Researchers] have created a new type of lithium-ion battery anode using portabella mushrooms, which are inexpensive, environmentally friendly and easy to produce.  -

Breakthrough For Photography: Light-Sensing Technology




Invisibility Cloak Might Enhance Efficiency Of Solar Cells




Solar Energy: Hydrogen For All Seasons

Plants In Space!

How A Car Racing The Outback Can Boost Solar In The U.S.

The Journey Of Vanilla: From Plant To Extract

Is This Glass Half Empty?

Fresh Views Of Ceres But 'Spots' Remain Mysterious




NASA's Curiosity images: More strange shaped rocks on Mars

New Carbon Nanotubes Could Move Chips Beyond Silicon

The First Brachiosaurus

The Real Science Of Forensics


Is Glass A Liquid?

Is The Atlantic Ocean’sGreat Conveyor BeltFailing?

Solar Energy Sees Eye-Popping Price Drops

New nanomaterial maintains conductivity in three dimensions

Anti-ageing Treatment For Smart Windows

Gas-Propelled Microparticles Could Stop Bleeding In Wounds

Exercise In A Bottle Could Become A Reality

There's Water On Mars! Here's Everything You Need To Know



Jaw-Dropping Images Of Mars' Liquid Water

ALL Of Wikipedia In One QR Code?

Light-based Memory Chip: First Ever To Store Data Permanently

Why Can’t Some People Stop Fidgeting?

How Not To Win A Nobel Prize

Sleepless? Venomous Cone Snails To The Rescue

Exploring Space With Shape-Shifting Robots

How Old-School Computer Sound/Music Worked

Are Good Singers Born Or Made?

DARPA And How The Gov’t. Created The Surveillance State

Candle soot can power the lithium batteries in electric cars

How Pee Brought You The Modern World

Dirt-cheap catalyst may lower fuel costs for hydrogen-powered cars

Discovery about new battery overturns decades of false assumptions

The War On Science

Quantum Computing Breakthrough

Neuroscience Is The Key To A Good Magic Trick

How Human Teeth Evolved From Ancient Fish

This Is What A Happy Brain Looks Like

First photos of water on Pluto are puzzling scientists in 2 ways

The Invention Of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt’s New World

'Nanohoops' Could Energize Future Devices




Scientists Paint Quantum Electronics With Beams Of  Light




Scientists Can Now Predict Intelligence From Brain Activity

Echoless light could help send signals through walls and skin

The World's Lightest Metal is 100x Lighter Than Styrofoam

Her Code Got Humans on the MoonAnd Invented Software Itself




Learn Physics From Nobel Prizewinner Richard Feynman For Free




New graphene-coated 'e-fabrics' detect noxious gases

The Eight Glasses Of Water A Day Myth

22 Brain Facts

Levitating Water Drops Form Spinning Stars

Rat Brain Reconstructed In A Computer

(Very) Local SETI: The Launch Of A New UFO Science

Biosphere 2: The World's Largest Earth Science Experiment

Nanocircuitry grown with semiconducting graphene nanoribbons

The Most Mysterious Star In Our Galaxy: Alien Civilization?

We’re Not Saying The Kepler Discovery Is Aliens, But

The World's Smallest Robots: Rise of The Nanomachines

'Digital Skin' Activates Brain Cells




Quantum Physics Meets Genetic Engineering

The 2015 Nobel Prizes!

Suspended Animation - (October 15, 2015 - by - Aeon Magazine) - How a 500-year experiment to revive dormant microbes could reveal the secrets to cheating time  -

Psychic RobotKnows What You’re Doing Before You Do

Pockets Of The Brain Can Fall Asleep During The Day

The Dinosaurs Of New Mexico’sGhost Ranch

Carborundum: Where Did It Come From?

Russia Creating Permanent Settlements On The Moon - (4-1/2 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Oct 17, 2015 - TheLipTV2) - Russia and Europe are planning to create permanent settlements at the Moon’s south pole. Both space agencies are intending to send a lander to access if there are raw materials such as water, to make fuel and oxygen. Luna 27, headed by Russia’s Roscosmos is set to launch in five years.  -

Can Plastic-Eating Worms Solve Our Trash Problem?

Improving Ultrathin CIGSe Solar Cells With Nanoparticles

Can These Sensors Scientifically Prove UFOs Exist?

Scientists Create Artificial Skin That Can Detect Pressure




Nanotechnology inspires next-generation dental materials

6 Famous Scientists and Inventors Who Struggled With Math




Light Goes Infinitely Fast With New On-chip Material

Digitizing Natural History

8 Brain 'Facts' We All Get Wrong

Canada’s new government heralds freedom of speech for scientists

Paul Stamets: 6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World



Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto And Change The World

Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

Super-slick Material Makes Steel Better, Stronger, Cleaner

The Future Of Back To The Future

Carl Zimmer Explains The CRISPR DNA Editing System

ADHD And The Edison Gene

Are We Sabotaging Our Search For Life On Mars?




Halloysite: Finally A Promising Natural Nanomaterial? - (October 23, 2015 - Kazan Federal University - ScienceDaily) - Halloysite is a natural biocompatible nanomaterial available in thousands of tons at low price, which makes it a good candidate for nanoarchitectural composites. In vitro and in vivo studies on biological cells and worms indicate the safety of halloysite, and furthermore, it can store and release molecules in a controllable manner, making these tiny containers attractive for applications in drug delivery, antimicrobial materials, self-healing polymeric composites, and regenerative medicine.  -

What’s Inside Silly String: The Secret’s In The Solvent

Optical scanner shows potential for real-time 3-D breast cancer screening - (October 23, 2015 - Institute of Physics - ScienceDaily) - Scientists have developed a hand-held optical scanner with the potential to offer breast cancer imaging in real time. The device uses a near-infrared laser diode source to produce an image of the breast tissues.  -

Why Millennials Are Fatter Than Their Parents

The Real Reason Leaves Change Color In the Fall

Cobalt Atoms On Graphene A Powerful Combo -  (October 21, 2015 - Rice University - ScienceDaily) - Catalyst holds promise for clean, inexpensive hydrogen production -

Scientists Produce Beneficial Natural Compounds In Tomato

A New Material Promises NSA-Proof Wallpaper

Debunking The 'Pointless' Education Myth

Bill Gates: The Private Sector Is Inept - (October 27, 2015 - by Janet Allon - AlterNet) - Bill Gates, still the world's richest man after all these years, does not have a lot of faith in his fellow billionaires or even capitalism when it comes to doing the right thing. It turns out he thinks the private sector is too selfish and inept to tackle the dire climate change situation, and relying on it would be courting disaster. Better to take a quasi socialist approach and remove the profit motive altogether from this important work.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Atlantic recently, Gates tacked pretty hard to the left. "There's no fortune to be made," he said, when it comes to developing clean energy sources and mitigating climate change. Besides, he pointed out, "the private sector is in general inept. How many companies do venture capitalists invest in that go poorly? By far most of them.” 

Since World War II, U.S.-government R&D has defined the state of the art in almost every area,” Gates told the Atlantic. “When I first got into this I thought, ‘How well does the Department of Energy spend its R&D budget?’ And I was worried: ‘Gosh, if I’m going to be saying it should double its budget, if it turns out it’s not very well spent, how am I going to feel about that? But as I’ve really dug into it, the DARPA money is very well spent, and the basic-science money is very well spent. The government has these ‘Centers of Excellence.’ They should have twice as many of those things, and those things should get about four times as much money as they do.  -

Neural network robotic systems spontaneously self-organize

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'Tractor Beam' Grabs Beads With Sound Waves



Graphene Flakes As An Ultra-Fast Stopwatch

Revolutionizing The Way We Grow Food

A Guide To Happy

Can We Make A Pet Dinosaur?

Argentina May Have Figured Out How To Get GMOs Right

House 'Science' Committee Witch Hunt Is Worse Than Benghazi!

Giant Space Lasers Will Hunt For Ripples In Spacetime!

Maybe It's Time To Stop Snickering About Aliens

Scientists Discover Oxygen In A Comet

What Does Death Smell Like?

Humanoid Motorcycle-Riding Robot




Electronic Skin May Transform The Way We Interact With Tech

Smart glasses translate video into sound to help the blind see

New Design Points A Path To The 'Ultimate' Battery

Robots Can Now Teach Each Other New Tricks

Watching the skies for asteroids that could threaten Earth

Record-setting Flexible Phototransistor Revealed




Super Sensitive Magnetic Sensor Created




Full-scale Architecture For A Quantum Computer In Silicon

How Words Get Stuck On The Tip Of Your Tongue

Scientists To Monitor Skies For UFOs

Researchers create transplantation model for 3-D printed constructs




Scientists Develop Ultra-Hard Glass

Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine Built From DNA




Exoskeleton To Ensure An Active Old Age



Making An Exoskeleton

Study Shows Antarctic Melting Approaching 'Unstoppable' Tipping Point

You Can Grow New Brain Cells. Here's How

Weight Loss Pills: Fact Or Fiction?

Thermonuclear ArtThe Sun In Ultra-HD (4K)

The Science Of The Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

7 Surprising Uses For Diamonds

Artificial NoseSmellsWhen Food Is About To Go Bad

Why Pain Management Is Personal




Dawn Of Gene-Editing Medicine?

NASA’sImpossibleWarp Drive Engine Actually Seems To Work

Membrane 'nano-fasteners' key to next-generation fuel cells

Searching The Sky For The Wobbles Of Gravity

Graphene could take night-vision technology beyond 'Predator'

Did Dark Matter Kill The Dinosaurs?

Dark Oceans: Surveying Saturn's Moons

Did Nikola Tesla Invent Free Energy?

Curiosity And Its Big Brothers

Biologists Could Soon Resurrect Extinct Species. But Should They?

North America Sky Tour

Can You Really 'Train' Your Brain?

The Z Machine - Can We Make A Star?

Carbon-based Paper That Walks When Hit With A Laser

Ancient Brains Turn Paleontology On Its Head - (November 9, 2015 - University of Arizona - ScienceDaily) - When scientists presented evidence of an ancient, fossilized brain a few years ago, it challenged the long-held notion that brains don't fossilize. Now, seven new specimens have been unearthed, each showing traces of neural tissue from what was undoubtedly a brain.  -

Can We Use Bacteria To Treat Diseases? - (3-3/4 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Nov 10, 2015 - National Geographic) - In the intestines alone, the average person houses around 100 trillion microbes, and for every human cell in the body there are 10 microbial cellsmaking us more microbial than human. Scientific studies are beginning to show that these bacteria may be playing a much larger role in our lives than we originally thought. It appears that microbes may be influencing our brain and behavior, and many conditions, including schizophrenia, depression, and autism, have been linked to microbial abnormalities within the body. Elaine Hsiao, a 2015 National Geographic emerging explorer, is working on the cutting edge of this science to better understand how our microbiota influences our health. Is it possible that in the future we could treat health conditions with the right microbes?  -

Why Your Body Is AMAZING!

Nano-scale 'Fingerprint' Could Boost Security

Implanting Memories Breakthrough

Experiment Records Extreme Quantum Weirdness

Complex problem made simple sends computer scientists wild

The 116 Images NASA Wants Aliens To See

How Do Eels Make Electricity?

Bill Nye The Science Guy Demonstrates The Stirling Engine

What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep?

Cool Ways Of Looking At The Special Theory Of Relativity

The On, Off Switch Of Consciousness

We Can Now Edit Our DNA. But Let's Do It Wisely - (15-3/4 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Nov 12, 2015 - Jennifer Doudna / TED) - Geneticist Jennifer Doudna co-invented a groundbreaking new technology for editing genes, called CRISPR-Cas9. The tool allows scientists to make precise edits to DNA strands, which could lead to treatments for genetic diseasesbut could also be used to create so-called "designer babies." Doudna reviews how CRISPR-Cas9 worksand asks the scientific community to pause and discuss the ethics of this new tool.  -

Nanopores Could Take The Salt Out Of Seawater




Quantum dots made from fool's gold boost battery performance




'Spooky Action At A Distance' Is Really Real

3-D Printed Objects That Kill Microbes

If Global Warming Is Real, Why Is Antarctic Ice Growing?

You Can Grow New Brain Cells. Here's How

Invention of forge-proof ID to revolutionize security




Solar Storm Survival Plan

Transparent Aluminum Now A Reality

Women Scientists Who Changed The World - (Photos)


What Causes Dyslexia?

Primordial Goo Used To Improve Implants

Climate more sensitive to carbon dioxide than previously thought




Animal magnetic sense comes from protein that acts as a compass

Programmable plants: Synthetic biologists pave way for genetic circuits




Scientists Build Nanoscale Submarines Powered By Light




Valley current control shows way to ultra-low-power devices

Team Refrigerates Liquids With A Laser For The First Time

Earth's Underground Water Quantified - (Map)

RoboBees Can Fly And Swim. What's Next? Laser Vision

Flexo-electric Nanomaterial Created

The Great Moon Race Of 2017

A Sudden Jet On Comet 67P

A Breakthrough New Kind Of Wireless Internet




Fusion Reactor Designed In Hell Makes Its Debut

Why Humans Won't Go Beyond Mars

What Is Stupid? We Now Have a Scientific Answer.

Low-oxygen 'dead zones' in North Pacific linked to past ocean-warming events - (November 18, 2015 - Oregon State University - ScienceDaily) - A new study has found a link between abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age and the sudden onset of low-oxygen, or hypoxic conditions that led to vast marine dead zones.

Large-scale warming events about 14,700 and again 11,500 years ago occurred rapidly and triggered loss of oxygen in the North Pacific, raising concern that low-oxygen areas will expand again as the ocean warms in the future. Anomalous warmth occurring recently in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea -- dubbed "The Blob" -- is of a scale similar to the events documented in the geologic record, the researchers say. If such warming is sustained, oxygen loss becomes more likely.


the new study found a clear connection between two prehistoric intervals of abrupt ocean warming that ended the last ice age with an increase in the flux of marine plankton sinking to the seafloor, ultimately leading to a sudden onset of low-oxygen conditions, or hypoxia.


"During each warming event, the transition to hypoxia occurred abruptly and persisted for about 1,000 years, suggesting a feedback that sustained or amplified hypoxia." [lead author Summer] Praetorius added.  -

America's Nuclear Legacy - More than 6,000 Nuclear Dumps...and Counting - (23 min. - video) - (Nov. 17, 2015 - Fairewinds Energy Education) - In Fairewinds’ latest video, Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen and Dr. Marco Kaltofen, nuclear forensics expert and president of Boston Chemical Data Corporation, discuss major problems that continue to plague radioactive waste dumps with toxic releases that impact people and the environment in the United States and abroad.  -

The 10,000 Year Clock

Ground-breaking research challenges underlying principles of physics

Misconceptions About The Brain

Genetically Engineered Cancer-Fighting Algae

How Ocean Pollution Affects Humans - (Infographic)

Electronic Plants Created





Are Lasers The Weapons Of The Future?

Exploring The Dark Side Of Science

Graham Hancock: Ancient Extinction Revealed

Bacteria build bendy plastic that astronauts could use for tools

First ever satellite to hunt and image UFOs could go into orbit

The Black Female Mathematicians Who Sent Astronauts To Space

Physicists Are Desperate To Be Wrong About The Higgs Boson

Scientists create genetically modified malaria-blocking mosquitoes

GOP Presidential Candidates Understand Almost NO Science!

How Satellites Track Your Exact Location

Who Really Invented The Internet?

Can We Find An Earth-Like Planet?

The Hunt For Albert Einstein's Missing Waves

New 'self-healing' gel makes electronics more flexible




Smart Chip Tells You How Healthy Your Battery Is

Science Blasts God Out Of The Brain With Magnets

Exposing The Republicans’ Climate Change Witch Hunt

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Too Fast

How Long Will You Live?

How Einstein’s Theory Of Relativity Changed The World

What Really Causes A Food Coma?

A New Form Of Real Gold, Almost As Light As Air - (Photos)




Success in producing a completely rare-earth free FeNi magnet

'Li-Fi 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi'

UFO, Science & Environmental Anomalies - Earthfiles

Dark Sand Cascades On Mars - (Photo)

We Just Discovered 6 New Kinds Of Brain Cells

How Science Reveals The Hidden Secrets In Art

Maths Confirms Pluto's Not A Planet

Earth's Magnetic Field Is Not About To Flip

Technology makes metal wires on solar cells nearly invisible to light

Amazing Micrographs Show What Cells Really Look Like

Why Do We Have Blind Spots?




Can Bacteria Live Off Electricity?

Global warming disaster could suffocate life on planet Earth

First Rolling DNA-based Nanomotor




New process could be white lightning to electronics industry




Original Blood Vessels In 80 Million-year-old Fossil - (Photo)

The Problem With Carbon Capture And Storage

Have Scientists Cracked Clothes To Power Your Phone?




Liquid Metal 'Nano-Terminators' Target Cancer Cells

Did Earth Always Have Water?

Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye

Pushing The Limits Of Solar Cells

Gene Editing: Determining Our Biological Future

Junk-Eating Rocket Engine Could Clear Space Debris

Mind And Machine

Weird New Type Of Carbon Is Harder Than Diamond




Storing Electricity In Paper

Climate Scientists Angry At Denialists Now Taking Action

How Health Affects Sperm

A Big Fat Radioactive Lie

‘Outsiders’ Crack 50-Year-Old Math Problem




Robots Can Learn For Themselves: Zero To Expert In 8 Hours

Uncovering Proof Of Mass Extinction By Comet

Will Cyborgs Take Over The World?

A Force From Empty Space: The Casimir Effect

Where We Come From: Supernovas!




Testing The Equivalence Principle: Was Galileo Wrong?

Strontium: It Knows Where You've Been


Biologically Powered Chip Created




Scientists Create Infertile Mosquitoes

The Power Of The Sun: Efficient Desalinization

Craig Goes To Space! . . . Camp!




NASA Would Take C3P0 To Space But Not R2D2 Or BB8

Quantum Computers Explained




Using atoms to turn optical nanofiber guided light on and off




Near Zero Friction From Nanoscale Lubricants




Tiny Chip That Powers Itself From Radio Waves - (Photo)




Geoengineering Is Too Risky, Scientists!

Why We Should Go To Mars

What Is Antimatter And Why Are We Searching For It?

The Drill We Sent To Mars




Turning Gravity Into Light

Eco-Friendly Battery And Solar Cell All-In-One

Super-literate software reads and comprehends better than humans




Wi-FI Tech Sees Humans Through Walls - (Video)

Putting The History Of Earth Into Perspective - (Video)




Nikon Small World In Motion 2015 Winners - (Video)

Heat Radiates 10,000 Times Faster At The Nanoscale

The Anthropocene And The Near Future

Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

How A Wind Up Music Box Works

Is Your Memory Style Episodic Or Semantic?




Scientists demonstrate DNA-based electromechanical switch




Quantum Computers May Traverse Time w/o Killing Grandma

New Sock Technology Uses Urine To Generate Electricity




Hydras: Our Immortal, Tentacled Friends




‘Rushing into robotics revolution w/o considering impact,’ warn scientists

This Inventor Risked His Life On His Own Invention

Stanford Scientists Create An Algorithm For Earthquakes

Life On These Nine Planets and Moons? - (Infographic)




Paris climate deal is agreedBut is it really good enough?




Tech giants pledge $1bn for 'altruistic AI' venture, OpenAI

Match-heads Boost Photovoltaic Efficiency

Smart Bandage Signals Infection By Turning Fluorescent

Can Quantum Entanglement Explain Gravity?

Why Do We Get Songs Stuck In Our Heads?

Incredible Photographs Of A Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition

Designer Crystals For Next-Gen Electronics




Hybrid material presents potential for 4-D-printed adaptive devices

Nanoscale one-way-street for light




Quantum Physics Problem Proved Unsolvable

Metal vs. Bacteria




Is Aspirin Really That Good For You?

Inside Apollo 11: Scanning The Capsule For Clues - (Video)

Yellowstone Supervolcano (Full Episode)

What Is Light?




Black Holes Explained – From Birth To Death

How Do Snack Chips Come In So Many Flavors?

Graphene Nanoribbons Get Metallic




Matrix-style memory prosthesis set to supercharge human brain

Computing With Time Travel?

Coming to a monitor near you: A defect-free, molecule-thick film

Why Do Old People Smell Funny?

Natural or humanmade earthquakes? New technique can tell

The Quest For Glueballs

First glimpse of lost library of Elizabethan polymath John Dee

DARPA Unveils The Future Of Military Warfare

This Article Can Be Printed On A Hair




A Molecular Light Switch? Just Add Water




Quantum Dots Print Tiniest Inkjet Image

Solar cells that face almost any direction & keep themselves clean

'Hydricity' uses solar energy to produce power round-the-clock




Giving Robots The Ability To Feel Textures Like Humans Do

Could A War In Space Really Happen?

This Metal Is 99.9 Percent Air - (Photo)

4 Scientifically Sound Weather Superstitions




How To Not Get Shocked Exiting A Car




Are Perpetual Motion Machines Possible?

How Do You Beat Jet Lag?

The Deal With Fat

Planet With Possible Alien Life Discovered

We're All Gonna Die” - A Song - (Video)

This Is What Outer Space Does To Your Body

New Mars Rover Findings: “Considerable Water Activity

Fukushima: Salt In The Wound - (8-1/2 min. - video) - (Dec. 18, 2015 - Fairewinds Energy Education) - What really happened to the Fukushima Daiichi reactors when workers from owner Tokyo Electric Power Company added ocean saltwater to cool them?

Fairewinds recently received this question and important technical comments from several viewers and engineers regarding utility owner TEPCO’s use of saltwater to cool the Fukushima Daiichi atomic reactors during their triple meltdowns. As we continue looking at aging operating atomic reactors around the world, it is important to understand this issue and know what may go wrong at other sites.

Listen as Fairewinds’ Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen explains why TEPCO’s workers injected saltwater into Fukushima’s failing reactors, what happens when salt water meets steel, and what forces come into play after saltwater is used to cool down an atomic reactor.  -

Sleep isn’t needed to create long-term memoriesJust time out

Giant Comets Could Pose Danger To Life On Earth

What Could Possibly Go Wrong On A Spacewalk?

Exceptionally Strong And Lightweight New Metal




What If Earth Never Had A Moon?




A Cyborg Rose



What Is Something?

FDA Deceptions Enabled The Marketing Of GMOs




Want Stronger Muscles? Eat An Apple Peel!




Scientists Discover Intelligence Gene Network




The Physics Of Lightsabers

How The Human Eye Evolved To Be So Complex

Top 10 Amazing Facts About Jupiter

How The Brain Controls Sleep

Freaky Dot Patterns

Astroturf And Manipulation Of Media Messages - (10-1/2 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (Feb. 26, 2015 - by Sharyl Attkisson - TEDx) - In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages.  -

Geeky Science On “Night" Milk

What Is The Power Grid?

Social, Telepresence Robots Revealed By Scientists

The Nearsightedness Epidemic

Space Debris: 1957 - 2015 - (Video)

10 Mysteries Of The Human Microbiome Revealed

The Cost Of Space Travel - (Infographic)

Top 10 Science Stories Of 2015

Science Superlatives Of 2015!

'Sewing' With Molten Glass And Maths

Nature Is Speaking

Midnight Munchies Mangle Memory

Apollo 13 - Houston, We've Got A Problem - (28 min. - YouTube audio/video) - National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 1155023 / Local Identifier 255-HQa-200 - Apollo 13: Houston, We've Got a Problem - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - ). This film depicts attempts to return the crewmen of the Apollo 13 mission safely to earth following an explosion onboard the service module. The film emphasizes the Mission Control and spacecraft teamwork that overcame the life-or-death problems of Apollo 13, as well as the worldwide reaction to the crisis.  -

How A Mechanical Watch Works - (Video)

Top 10 Experiments That Could End The World

Four New Elements Are Added To The Periodic Table



How Do Elements Get Their Names?

Making New Elements Gets A Lot Harder From Here

Next-Gen Wi-Fi Will Actually Connect The Internet Of Things

Nano-reactor' created for the production of hydrogen biofuel

Why We Need A Revolution In Energy Storage

Bionic Eye Changing Woman's Life After Losing Sight




Plant Virus Shows Potential As A Cancer Treatment

New Fundamental Quantum Mechanical Property Discovered

New bimetallic alloy nanoparticles for printed electronic circuits

3-D Printed Nanowalls

Using Nanoparticles To Combat Arteriosclerosis

Star Clusters Could Host Long-lived Technological Civilizations

29 Facts About Dinosaurs



New Jersey Fossil Haven Might Reveal What Killed Off The Dinosaurs

The City That Has Its Own Operating System

Things Of Beauty: Scientific Instruments Of Yore

The Untapped Genius That Could Change Science For The Better

The Properties Of Camera Lenses

A 'Printing Press' For Nanoparticles

Scientists Are Certain We Are Now Living In The Anthropecene

Marks of The Anthropocene: 7 signs we have made our own epoch

Gravitation Under Human Control?

How Driverless Cars Will Change Cities - (Video)

Roofs Covered With Plastic Grass Could Harness Wind Energy

The Science Of Motivation

Investigating How Mt. Vesuvius's Victims Died - (Video)

Strange New State Of Hydrogen Created

This New Material Stores Heat For Later Use




Mechanical properties of nanomaterials are altered due to electric field

How Brain Waves Can Control Physical Objects

Why Are There No Blue Roses?

How Do We Know What Color Dinosaurs Were?

How Germs Travel On Planes And How We Can Stop Them

Why Astronaut Urine Is A National Treasure

Researchers' metallic glue may stick it to soldering and welding - (January 8, 2016 - Northeastern University) - Experts in nanotechnology have developed a glue that binds metal to metal to glass to you-name-it, sets at room temperature, and requires little pressure to seal.  -

Why Don't Water And Oil Mix?

Growth rings on rocks give up North American climate secrets

Striking Views Of Our Solar System - (Photos)

Nano-scale Device May Facilitate The Design Of Future Computers

Physicist Hints That Gravitational Waves Have Been Detected

New Gene Editing Technique Modifying Human Embryos

Sensitive robot skin has a memory and knows what it has touched

Five Myths About Gravitational Waves

Comets can’t explain weird ‘alien megastructure’ star after all

5 Ways Humans Have Changed The Earth

What Is CRISPR & How Could It Edit Your DNA? - (Video)

A Rare Glimpse Of NASA’s Otherworldly Treasures




To Cut Costs And Save Time, NASA’s Taking More Risks




A Nanophotonic Comeback For Incandescent Bulbs?

String Theory Meets Loop Quantum Gravity

The Future Of Driving - (Infographic)

Chinese Space Program Heads For The Far Side Of The Moon

The Earthquake That Will Devastate The Pacific Northwest

Engineers Invent A Bubble-pen To Write With Nanoparticles

China Has a Rover On The Moon & Here’s What It Found

Meet The Titanosaur - (Video)

Brain Monitor The Size Of A Grain Of Rice Dissolves After Use

Why Top scientists Are So Worried About Intelligent Machines

The Science Of Internet Trolls

Why Are Mosquitoes So Good At Carrying Disease?

Mars 101 - (Video)

Check Out The First Flower Grown In Space - (Photo)

Cheaper Solar Cells With 20.2 Percent Efficiency

World's Oceans Warming At Increasingly Faster Rate

Why Tomato Juice Tastes Better At 37,000 Feet

Earthships: Living Off The Grid - (Video)

How Scientists Detect Nuclear Explosions Around The World

New Tool Puts Accurate DNA Analysis In Fast Lane

Quantum Knots Are Real

NASA's Van Allen probes revolutionize view of radiation belts

Evidence Of A Real Ninth Planet Discovered




Switchable Material Could Enable New Memory Chips

Biopsy Robot Combines MRI, Ultrasound

This Is The First Object 3D-printed From Alien Metal - (Photos)

The Foldscope: A Paper Microscope That Costs $1  - (Video)

Evidence Of A Ninth Planet (Planet X) - (Video)

How CRISPR Can Help Fight Cancer

Mechanical Quanta See The Light




Quantum Weirdness Now A Matter Of Time

Putting The P In Pee - (Video)

Nature inspired nano-structures mean no more cleaning windows




Self-stacking Nanogrids




Microwaved Nanotubes Come Up Clean




Nano-Photonics Meets Nano-Mechanics




Quantum Computing Is Coming -- Are You Prepared For It?

Where Your Elements Came From - (Chart)

The Hunt For The Highest Melting Point

Graphene Composite May Keep Wings & Power Lines Ice-Free

The Atomic Trampoline - (Video)

How Do Solar Panels Work? - (Animated Infographic)

Who Shares Your Birthday?

How We'll Find Life On Other Planets

Sensors Thinner Than Plastic Wrap Could Detect Breast Cancer

All-new Multi-purpose Programmable Optical Chips

The Last Star In The UniverseRed Dwarfs Explained

Nano coating lets you mold and slice liquid just like Play-Doh

Why The Calorie Is Broken




The UK Green-Lights CRISPR Gene Editing Human Embryos




Deciphering The Language Of The Brain

CubeSat For Disclosure: Earth's UFO-Hunting Satellite

Common mineral nanoparticle may help keep tumor growth at bay




Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'

How Satellites Mapped The Whole Ocean Floor

When Are You Dead? - (Video)

The future of medicine could be found in this tiny crystal ball

This Water Bottle Refills Itself From Moisture In The Air

Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganism

Will Robots Make Humans Unnecessary?

Are Human Genes Patentable? - (18-1/2 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (July 6, 2015 - TEDx Talks) - In 2005, Tania Simoncelli, then the Science Advisor for the American Civil Liberties Union, contemplated a question at once simple and complex: Are human genes patentable? At the time, U.S. patent law said they were -- which meant patent holders had the right to stop anyone from sequencing, testing, or even looking at a gene they had patented. Troubled by the way this law both harmed patients and created a barrier to biomedical discovery and innovation, Simoncelli partnered with ACLU attorney Chris Hansen to challenge it. In this riveting talk, she tells the story of how they took a case everybody told them they would lose all the way to the Supreme Court -- and won.  -

Top 10 Signs That Global Warming Is No Longer A Debate




The Mysterious World Of Underwater Caves - (Video)

Where Does Love Come From?




100,000,000 Years From Now - (Video)

We Are This Close To "Designer Babies"

Car roof and battery made with byproducts of paper production

Bacteria 'See' Like Tiny Eyeballs

Cotton Candy And Artificial Blood Vessels - (Video)

Nanoparticle Reduces Targeted Cancer Drug's Toxicity

Gravitational Waves From Black Holes Detected

Gravitational Waves! What You Need To Know - (Video)



LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves - (Video)

Why Does Time Appear To Speed Up As We Get Older?

Newly Engineered Water (Hydrogel) Superglue - (Video)

Silicon chip with integrated laser: Light from a nanowire

A Metal That Behaves Like Water




New glass technology discovered: Window doubling as a huge TV?

Our Brains Can Store 10x More Than We Thought!

The Chemistry Of Space - (Video)

New Nanotechnology Detects Biomarkers Of Cancer




Graphene Leans On Glass To Advance Electronics

What Can We Learn By Drilling Into The Earth's Mantle?

Earth To Scale - (Video)

Smart Robots: Human Labor May Be Obsolete By 2045

Eternal 5-D data storage could record the history of humankind

Being Bilingual Changes The Architecture Of Your Brain

Neil DeDrasse Tyson’s Gettysburg Reply - (Video)

New semiconducting material could lead to much faster electronics




Nanotechnology makes table-top production of flat optics a reality

Advance Could Aid Development Of Nanoscale Biosensors

New Technique For Turning Sunlight Into Hydrogen




Graphene Becomes Superconductive

Cold temperatures aren't enough to kill off any bacteria on your clothing

Your Body Heat Changes This Polymer - (Video)

Martian "Cauliflower": The Latest Hint Of Alien Life? - (Photo)




What Will Gravitational Waves Tell Us About The Universe?

What Is The Deep Space Network & How Does It Work?




How Close Are We To An Invisibility Cloak? - (Video)

Is Big Data Getting Too Big?

What The Heck Is Dark Matter? - (Video)

Even If You Know What DARPA Is, Read This!

Organic Waste For Sustainable Batteries - (February 18, 2016 - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - ScienceDaily) - A carbon-based active material produced from apple leftovers and a material of layered oxides might help reduce the costs of future energy storage systems.  -

New nanoparticle with potential to treat ocular cancer developed

Quantum weirdness may hide an orderly reality after all




Stretchable nano-devices towards smart contact lenses

Reaching Mars in a Few Days Possible? Yes! says NASA - (Video)

NASA Reveals Weird "Music" Heard On Back Side Of The Moon

Chemically Storing Solar Power

A Breakthrough For Coral Reef Restoration

Inside A Satellite Clean Room - (Video)

Modified Laser Cutter Prints 3-D Objects From Powder

Nano - Dangerously Big - (February 23, 2016 - De Gruyter - ScienceDaily) - Keywords such as nano-, personalized-, or targeted medicine sound like bright future. What most people do not know, is that nanomedicines can cause severe undesired effects for actually being too big. Those modern medicines easily achieve the size of viruses which the body potentially recognizes as foreign starting to defend itself against - a sometimes severe immune response unfolds.  -

How Hackers Are Making The World Safer - (Video)

Wi-Fi Achieved At 10,000 Times Lower Power

Could Bioelectronics Replace Medications?

What Unobtainium Really Is

3-D Printing Heralds Faster Routes To New Robots




Atlas, The Next Generation Humanoid Robot - (Video)

5D Storage Will Preserve Human History For Eternity - (Video)

The Millionaire Machine - (Video)

Mental abilities are shaped by individual differences in the brain

Gravitational Waves HitThe Late Show’ - (Video)

Physicists Promise A Copper Revolution In Nanophotonics




Microrobots Learn From Ciliates




Automatic Programming Swarm Robots

Al Gore: The Case For Optimism On Climate Change - (Video)

How Do Transition Lenses Work?

3-D Printing Key To Mass-Producing Nanomaterials

Building Living, Breathing Supercomputers - (February 26, 2016 - McGill University - ScienceDaily) - The substance that provides energy to all the cells in our bodies, Adenosine triphosphate (ATP), may also be able to power the next generation of supercomputers. The discovery opens doors to the creation of biological supercomputers that are about the size of a book.  That is what an international team of researchers led by Prof. Nicolau, the Chair of the Department of Bioengineering at McGill, believe. They've published an article on the subject earlier this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), in which they describe a model of a biological computer that they have created that is able to process information very quickly and accurately using parallel networks in the same way that massive electronic super computers do.

Except that the model bio supercomputer they have created is a whole lot smaller than current supercomputers, uses much less energy, and uses proteins present in all living cells to function.  -

Artificial control of exciplexes opens possibilities for new electronics

Graphene 'Moth Eyes' To Power Future Smart Technologies

The Quantum Secret To Superconductivity

Researchers Make Key Improvement In Solar Cell Technology

Why The Human Body Isn't Ready To Go To MarsYet

3-D Printed 'Bones' Make An Astonishingly Accurate Robotic Hand

Google's New A.I. Can Tell Exactly Where A Photo Was Taken

Remembering Astronaut Edgar Mitchell: UFO/ET Disclosure Advocate

Grey Hair Gene Discovered By Scientists




Scientists Propose Adding Lasers To Brain Cancer Treatment




'Water Battery': Charging water by means of a mini water bridge




Where To Put Your Router To Optimize Your Home Wi-Fi

Earth’sRotatingMoon From LRO - (APOD Video)

What Are Those Things On Airplanes' Wings? - (Video)

A New Way To Stretch DNA

Inventors of Public Key Encryption win prestigious Turing Award

Brain Boost: Research To Improve Memory Through Electricity?

Humans May Put Too Much Trust In Robots, Study Finds

Blockchain-based Microgrid Gives Power To Consumers In New York




This Tape From MIT Can Sense Light, Shapes, and Movement

Ruby Red Improves In The Microwave Oven




Solar Cells As Light As A Soap Bubble

NASA's Spirit Mars rover found mysterious growths on Mars

Nanotechnology Used To Speed Up Chemical Reactions

The Secret To 3-D Graphene? Just Freeze It

Using Graphene To Fight Bacteria

Technological breakthrough for cheaper lighting, flexible solar cells




Nanoscale Rotor, Gripper Push DNA Origami To New Limits

Bad vibrations: Researchers find security breach in 3-D printing process

The 4 Most Important Things MythBusters Taught The World

Technology Explained: What Is A DDoS Attack? - (Video)




How Do You Make Memories? - (Video)




The Plan To Get To Mars In Three Days Explained




System May Forecast Tornadoes 2 to 3 Weeks In Advance

The Bacteria That Make Perfect, Tiny Magnets - (Video)

The brain may be able to repair itself -- with help - (Video)

19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented By Women

Giant Step Towards 'Holy Grail' Of Silicon Photonics

Anti-Bacterial Fabric Holds Promise For Fighting Superbug

Bionic Fingertip Lets Amputees 'Feel' Tactile Sensations

Star Trek’s Vision Becomes Reality - (Mar. 3, 2016 - Jena’s Friedrich Schiller University) - Physicists for the First Time Demonstrate Teleportation of Classic Object  -

How We’re Mapping All Matter In The Universe

The U.S. Accidentally Nuked Britain's First Satellite - (Video)

How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes - (Video)

Poster Beautifully Details Humankind's Many Space Explorations

Toshiba's Robot Is Designed To Be More Human-Like




Bacteria Can Convey Electrical Messages The Same Way Neurons Do

The Future Of Air Travel - (Video)

Backyard Astronomer Who Discovered 300 Asteroids - (Video)

Why Are The Biggest Animals on Earth Vegetarian?

Why Do Some Noises Make You Cringe?

Step Inside The Large Hadron Collider - (360 video)

Pink Lake Mystery Solved!

Why Are Airplane Wings Angled Backwards?

Meet The Dazzling Flying Machines Of The Future - (Video)

Shape-shifting matter could let houses crumple themselves away

World's Thinnest Lens To Revolutionize Cameras

How Close Are We To Artificial Intelligence? - (Video)

The Immortalist: Uploading The Mind To A Computer

Mathematicians shocked to find pattern in “random” prime numbers

15 Relatively Brilliant Albert Einstein Quotes

A Scientific Explanation Of How Marijuana Causes The Munchies

Could wearable technology give 'super powers' to humans?




New fuel cell design powered by graphene-wrapped nanocrystals

Light Illuminates The Way For Bio-Bots - (Photo)




Novel nano biosensor developed for rapid detection of flu virus




A nanoparticle does double duty, imaging and treating atherosclerosis

Nanomotors Could Help Electronics Fix Themselves

DNA 'origami' could help build faster, cheaper computer chips

UFO-Hunting Mini-Satellite Gets Funded

Physics Of Ribbon Curling Unravelled

Why Can't You Remember Being A Baby?

Anomalous 'Star Child' Skull To Undergo New Scientific Analysis

Science Says: Conservatives And Liberals Do Think Differently

6 Microrobots Pull A 3900-pound Car! - (Video)

One Scientific Fact To Shut Down Climate-Change Deniers!

Proof Of Evolution That You Can Find On Your Body - (Video)

Google To Develop Robot Clones Of Dead Loved Ones, Celebrities

Squid Tooth Biomaterials Could Make You Stronger - (Video)

We Now Have The Technology To Take ET Home - (Video)

Real-time Face Capture And Reenactment - (Video)

How LEDs Work - (Video)

A Demo Of Charles Babbage's Difference Engine - (Video)

Will YouTube Ever Run Out Of Video IDs?

Aerial Archaeology

Nano-Enhanced Textiles Clean Themselves With Light




Printing Nanomaterials With Plasma




Nanoparticle-based cancer therapies shown to work in humans

Ancient Scrolls Give Up Their Secrets

Project Greenglow And The Battle With Gravity

Newton's 3 Laws, With A Bicycle - (Video)

The Science Of Skin Color - (Video)

4 Plants That Are Great For Humans - (Video)

Why Are Humans Slower Than Most Animals?

Mind-Blowing 3D-PrintedMagic Magnets’ - (Video)

How Does Weather Radar Work?

Frog Foam Could Deliver Drug Therapy

One Genius’ Lonely Crusade To Teach A Computer Common Sense

Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know!!! - (Video)

How Close Are We To Star Trek's Warp Drive?

Neanderthals: Smarter Than You Think

Inventor Ray Kurzweil Sees Immortality In Our Future

Google Data Center 360° Tour

Artificial Cell Designed In Lab Reveals Genes Essential To Life

How Scientists Manipulate Research With P-Value

5 Space Discoveries & Mysteries That Could Prove Alien Life Exists

20 Things We Wouldn’t Have Without Space Travel - (Infographic)

Moonbase By 2022 For $10 Billion, Says NASA

Nanocrystal Self-Assembly Sheds Its Secrets

Holoportation: Virtual 3-D Teleportation In Real-Time - (Video)

Where Do Baby Planets Come From? - (Video)

This Computer Will Grow Your Food In The Future - (Video)

10 Ridiculous Scientific Names




Boating On Sulphuric Acid! - (Video)

Melting Methane Hydrates Can Cause A Tsunami!

How Do Computers Understand Speech?

Researchers Make Biosensor One Million Times More Sensitive

Who Pays For Science?

Southern California Vulnerable To Massive Quake! - (Video)

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What Are The Odds That You Exist?

Why You Should Care About Nukes - (Video)

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The Mutual UFO Network Tracks Close Encounters

Can You Really Catch Lightning In A Bottle? - (Video)

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The Basics Of Photo Resolution - (Infographic)

Transparent wood material used for buildings, windows & solar cells

Small, Cheap Gravity Gadget To Peer Underground

Lasers could hide Earth from AliensOr tell them we’re here

Buzz Aldrin Gives A Virtual Tour Of Mars In NASA's New Exhibit

Making Sense Of The New Sea Level Rise Study - (Video)

The Future Could Be Pee-Powered!

Seismic Report Links Earthquakes To Fracking

Could Galactic Walls Prove We're Wrong About The Universe?

Heat And Light Get Larger At The Nanoscale




Light Helps Develop Programmable Materials

Are Solid State Batteries The Perfect Battery? - (Video)

7 Things We Don't Know About The Ocean - (Video)

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Nanoparticles Can Grow In Cubic Shape




Catching More Of The Sun With Quantum Dots & Organics

Could Nuclear Disaster Come To America?

Novel Way Of Transferring Magnetic Information Discovered

MIT’s 3-D Printed Robots Made Of Both Solids And Liquids

The Next Rembrandt’ - (3D-Printed Painting) - (Video)

Graphene layer could allow solar cells to generate power when it rains

38 Fun Facts About The Internet

World Record Holder On Throwing Paper Airplanes - (Video)

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'Honeycomb' Of Nanotubes Could Boost Genetic Engineering




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Supermassive black holes may be lurking everywhere in the universe




The Wonder-Buoy That May Finally Make Wave Energy Feasible

How Does Toothpaste Work?

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IBM Wants To Implant Fake Brains In Real Brains To Prevent Seizures




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Why Fish Can Drink Salt Water And We Can’t?

Nanoparticles show promise for treating intestinal inflammation




Scientists invent robotic 'artist' that spray paints giant murals




Scientists store digital images in DNA, and retrieves them perfectly

Physicists Discover Flaws In Superconductor Theory




First Transistors Made Entirely Of Nanocrystal 'Inks'

What Does Starvation Do To The Body? - (Video)

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The Speed Of Electricity Is Actually Slower Than A Turtle! - (Video)

Linus Torvalds: The Mind Behind Linux - (TED 2016) - (Video)

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New Tree Of Life Illustrates The Enormous World Of Bacteria




The Invisible Motion Of Still Objects - (Video)

A Vault Protecting The World's Rarest Color Pigments - (Video)

How Exactly Do Our Brains Recognize Faces?




Why Does Water Go Stale Overnight?

Using nanotubes to create single photons for quantum communication




Personality may dictate how distracted you are while driving




We Finally Know Why The North Pole Is Moving East




Combined Solar Eclipse Corona From Earth And Space - (Photo)

Stephen Hawking Backs Interstellar Travel Project

10 Crazy Discoveries That Science Can’t Explain

Your kids might live on Mars. Here's how they'll survive - (Video)

Why Don’t We Have A Mars Colony Yet? Blame Nixon.

Research Team Revs Up Connected-Vehicle Technology

Flake-like nanoparticles offer reliable rust protection




Nanotubes Assemble! Scientists Introduce 'Teslaphoresis'




Robots Could Get 'Touchy' With Self-Powered Smart Skin

The Nerve Bypass: How To Move A Paralysed Hand - (Video)

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Great Monarch Butterfly Migration Mystery Solved




Physicists Build Engine Consisting Of One Atom

E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level'

Justin Trudeau Meets Quantum Challenge - (Video)




Computers in your clothes? A milestone for wearable electronics

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MIT’s Teaching AI How To Help Stop Cyberattacks

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Tritium Exposé




Glowing Nanomaterial To Drive New Generation Of Solar Cells




Unexpected Discovery Leads To A Better Battery




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The Fern That Cooled The Planet - (Video)

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What Makes Fresh Air Fresh?

How Do The Media And Police Estimate Crowd Sizes? - (Video)

20% Of Our Oxygen Comes From Bacteria In The Ocean - (Video)

Atomic memory could store U.S. Library of Congress in a dust speck

Mining In Space Could Lead To Conflicts On Earth

Should You Trust Unanimous Decisions?

Battery Tech With Off-The-Charts Charging Capacity

The Awesome Power Of Citizen Science

The Physics Of The Weird And Wonderful Theremin - (Video)

The buzz of your skull can be used to tell exactly who you are

Nanotech Light Source For Quicker Computer Chips

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Why Is Freezer Burn Ruining My Food?

Are You Smarter Than A Slime Mold? - (Video)

9 Futuristic Materials - (Video)

Novel Anti-Biofilm Nano Coating Developed




Missing Links Brewed In Primordial Puddles?

When Dinosaurs Roamed The (Not Yet) Petrified Forest

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Artificial Protein Controls Assembly Of Buckyballs




Plants May Form Memories Using Mad Cow Disease Proteins

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Perplexing Paperclips - (Video)

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Incredible Solar-Powered Inventions - (Infographic)

Chemists use DNA to build the world's tiniest thermometer

UFO Detector Software - How It Works

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Cactus-Inspired Skin Gives Electric Cars A Spike




Non-toxic and cheap thin-film solar cells for 'zero-energy' buildings

Strapped Into A Falling Helicopter! - (Video)

Your Unique Brain Print Might Be The Future Of Data Security

Personal Cooling Units On The Horizon

The Science Of Men - (Video)

Unlocking Secrets Of The Universe 1-Mile Below Earth’s Surface

What Exists In The Dark Space Between Solar Systems?

The Most Mysterious Star In The Universe - (Video)

Nanoparticles Present Sustainable Way To Grow Food Crops




Light-Powered 3-D Printer Creates Terahertz Lens

What Lies Beneath West Antarctica?




5 Things You Should Know About Supervolcanoes - (Video)




Megadroughts Projected For American West - (NASA Video)

Dissolvable Electronics For Implants And Sensors

Deepwater Jellyfish - (NOAA Video)

This Black Hole Is 17 Million Times Larger Than The Sun!

Why AM Radio Signals Propogate Farther At Night - (Video)

10 Surprising Chemicals Your Body Makes - (Video)

How To Read The Genome And Build A Human Being - (Video)

Fascinating World Of Apollo Astronaut Life Insurance Policies

Making Invisible Physics Visible




Battery That Lasts Forever? - (By Emily Matchar - May 2, 2016 - - Researchers studying nanowires have found a battery material that can be recharged for years, even decades  -




Carbon Nanotube 'Wires' Self-Assemble In Electric Field

Dice With 120 Sides! - (Video)

The World's Oldest Writing - (Photos)

Quantum Logical Operations Realized With Single Photons

World's Tiniest Engine Small Enough To Enter Living Cells

Earth Has Mystery Gas Delivered From Space

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Introducing The 3D-Printed Disposable Laser

Engineers Create A Better Way To Boil Water




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The 100 Percent Clean Energy Economy Is Closer Than You Think - (By Marc Gunther - May/June 2016 - Sierra Club) - Solar panels on every roof, smart houses, and networked cars: A glimpse into the clean energy future on the horizon.

….  Already, a handful of small cities—Burlington, Vermont; Aspen, Colorado; and Greensburg, Kansasget all their electricity from renewable energy. Another 12 communities—from Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Georgetown, Texas—have pledged to do so. Earlier this year, the Sierra Club launched its Ready for 100 campaign, which aims to enlist more cities to make a 100 percent clean energy commitment.

So far, the biggest city to set a 100 percent clean energy goal is San Diego. The move by the country's eighth most populous city is precedent setting. For starters, its climate action plan is legally binding, not just a vaguely worded proclamation.  -

How Science Explains Monster Waves - (Video)




Bizarre Spinning Toys - (Video)




How Does Laser Cooling Work?

Robotic Cockroaches Have Started Cooperating!




Why Is My Body Temperature 37 Degrees?

Seabed core reveals how lush Antarctica changed to icy desert

How Fasting Helps Fight Fatty Liver Disease

Scientific Studies - (19-1/4 min. - YouTube audio/video) - (May 8, 2016 - John Oliver) - John Oliver discusses how and why media outlets so often report untrue or incomplete information as science.  -

How Do We Separate The Seemingly Inseparable?

The Future Of Cars Is Already Here

The Elegant Tech That May Make The Hyperloop A Reality

8 Words You Might Not Know Were Named For Scientists

Graphene Flakes To Calm Synapses

How Computer Memory Works

EPA's Tie To Monsanto Could Be Disastrous For Us! - (Video)

Why Do Humans Have Less DNA Than This Flower?

Meet The Humanoid Mer-Bot - (Video)

Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones' Tips To Survive An Earthquake

Scientists take a major leap toward a 'perfect' quantum metamaterial

Change The Textbooks: This Eukaryote Completely Lacks Mitochondria

Ingestible Robot Operates In Simulated Stomach




'Nanocavity' may improve ultrathin solar panels, video cameras & more




Get Ready For The World To Be Covered In Electronic Ink

Secret Meeting Discusses Synthetic Humans

Silicon Valley Billionaire Wants To Give Us All Robot Bodies

Why Do Old Books Smell So Good?

Why Can't We Experiment On Human Embryonic Stem Cells?

The Hyperloop Is Real And It's In The Las Vegas Desert

Vint Cerf And The Internet OfShit’ - (Video)

10 Genetically Modified Plants You've Never Heard Of - (Video)

The Lost Art Of Canada's Doomed Pre-Internet Web - (Video)

Hypervision: The Untold Story Of Magic Leap, The World’s Most Secretive Startup - (May 2016 - By Kevin Kelly - Wired Magazine) - Very soon, perhaps in five years, the bounded worlds within virtual reality will begin to be networked together into distributed virtual worlds.


….  Don’t let the relatively portable size of VR and MR wearables fool you. As they get smaller and lighter (and they will), the infrastructure behind them must grow larger and larger. The scale of the servers, bandwidth, processing, storage, and cleverness required to run networked virtual places at the scale of the planet for billions of people is beyond Big Data. It is Ginormous Data.

Which raises another issue. One of the underappreciated aspects of synthetic reality is that every virtual world is potentially a total surveillance state. By definition, everything inside a VR or MR world is tracked. After all, the more precisely and comprehensively your body and your behavior are tracked, the better your experience will be.


This comprehensive tracking of your behavior inside these worlds could be used to sell you things, to redirect your attention, to compile a history of your interests, to persuade you subliminally, to quantify your actions for self-improvement, to personalize the next scene, and so on. If a smartphone is a surveillance device we voluntarily carry in our pocket, then VR will be a total surveillance state we voluntarily enter.


It’s very easy to imagine a company that succeeds in dominating the VR universe quickly stockpiling intimate data on not just what you and 3 billion other people favorite but what you do on weekends, what people you pay attention to, what scares you, where you go when you’re tired, how you greet strangers, whether you’re depressed, and a thousand other details. To do that in real life would be expensive and intrusive. To do that in VR will be invisible and cheap.  -

Google Wants To Put A Camera In Your Eye!

World's CO2 concentration teetering on the point of no return

Designing Tiny Tools To Find A Tumor - (Video)

Artificial Intelligence Replaces Physicists! - (May 16, 2016 - Australian National University - Science Daily) - Physicists are putting themselves out of a job, using artificial intelligence to run a complex experiment. The experiment created an extremely cold gas trapped in a laser beam, known as a Bose-Einstein condensate, replicating the experiment that won the 2001 Nobel Prize.

"I didn't expect the machine could learn to do the experiment itself, from scratch, in under an hour," said co-lead researcher Paul Wigley from the ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering.

"A simple computer program would have taken longer than the age of the Universe to run through all the combinations and work this out."


"It did things a person wouldn't guess, such as changing one laser's power up and down, and compensating with another," said Mr Wigley.  -

What Is The "Sleep" In Your Eyes?

Why Does White Noise Make You Fall Asleep?

How The Sea Gets Its Smell -- And Why It's Important

Hunting For Dinosaurs Shows Our Place In The Universe - (Video)

Shaking, popping by earthquakes may cause volcanoic eruptions

Ingestible Origami Robot - (Video)

How Does Memory Work?

How Do Viruses Keep Us Healthy? - (Video)

Mastodon Bones' Discovery May Hold Clues About 1st Americans

Why Do People Think Bullsh*t Is Profound? - (Video)

Washington D.C. Summit Aims At Manned Mars Mission - (Video)

Why would scientists want to build human genomes from scratch?

Solar Cells Of The Future Could Be Based On Iron Molecules



Milestone In Solar Cell Efficiency Achieved

Why Haven't Meteoroids Killed Us All? - (Video)

Why It’s So Darn Hard To Build A Fast Quake Warning System

New form of light discovered, proving Planck’s constant can change

Large-Scale Technique To Produce Quantum Dots - (May 19, 2016 - DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory - ScienceDaily) - Scientists have demonstrated a method to produce significant amounts of semiconducting nanoparticles for light-emitting displays, sensors, solar panels and biomedical applications.  -

Entire Bay Of Santorini Is An Active Volcanic Crater! - (Video)

This is what a movie written by an AI looks like - (Video)

Quantum Weirdness Now A Matter Of Time




Nanotubes Are Beacons In Cancer-Imaging Technique

The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions - (Video)

Antimicrobials Inspired By Animals

Why Snow And Confetti Ruin YouTube Video Quality - (Video)

10 Awesome Facts About Nanotechnology

Nano-Engineers Produce Liquid-Repellent Paper

Light can 'heal' defects in new solar cell materials

Coldwater Creek report skipped radioactivity risks, concerns

Can We Create New Humans With Bacteria?

Earth Is Home To One Trillion Microbial Species

6 genetic experiments happening now that sound like science fiction

Scientists: U.S. Nuclear Fuel Pools Pose Safety And Health Risks

How Do Blacklights Make Things Glow?

The Next Generation Of Carbon Monoxide Nanosensors

How To Feed The World As The Planet Warms

Knowledge gained is good enough to justify scientific research

Professor Invents Device To Hear Crunchy Knees

President Kennedy's Man On The Moon Speech - 1961 - (Video)

Inside The Impressive Library Of Priceline Founder Jay Walker

The Long Legacy Of The Floppy Disk

Researchers Teach Robots To 'Feel Pain'

Van de Graaff's High-Voltage Generator - (1933 Photos)

How Do Touchscreens Work? - (Video)

What Makes Spider Silk Tougher Than Steel?

MIT ResearchersCreate 3D-Printed Hair - (Video)

Secrets Of The Snowy Owl - (Video)

5 Brilliant Scientific Accidents - (Video)

Shedding Pounds, Then Keeping Them Off

Engineers Discover A New Gatekeeper For Light - (May 26, 2016 - University at Buffalo - Science Daily) - Finding paves way for devices that switch quickly between transparency and opacity to specific forms of light  -

Here’s What’s Inside Those Magical Stain-Erasing Pens

Cyborgs Closer To Becoming A Reality Of Human Evolution

New Study Finds Citizen Scientists Can Be Very Accurate

Geologists Revisit Giant Zion National Park Landslide - (Photos)

What Is The Hottest Temperature Possible?

Who Was Ada Lovelace, The World’s First Computer Nerd?

The Ancient Peruvian Mystery Solved From Space - (Photos)

Why Do Clothes Shrink When You Wash Them?

8 Cheesy Science Facts

NPR Asks Astronauts Your Questions - (Video)

Automating DNA Origami opens door to many new Nanotech uses




Fast, stretchy circuits could yield new wave of wearable electronics




New Glue Instantly Hardens With Electric Current

Scientist Moran Cerf Can Hack Your Dreams! - (Video)

Do You Really Have A New Body Every 7 Years?

You Are Two - (Video)



What Are You? - (Video)

Rosetta’s Comet Contains Ingredients For Life

DARPA Requests Designs For XS-1 Military Space Plane

Seeing Self-Sorting Nanofibers In Real Time

NASA Experiments With Inflatable Modules - (Video)

NASA Releases Most Detailed Close-Up Photo Of Pluto Yet



Pluto's 'Beating Heart' Explained