Newly trialled native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland scientist has found.
Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Jimi Hendrix — if you've ever wanted to be mentioned in the same breath as some of the guitar gods, you'll need to know how to wield an ax (that's "play a guitar," for all you squares out there).
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Engineers for decades have dreamed of transit systems that can go faster than ordinary MagLev and approach speeds of many hundreds of miles per hour, like Elon Musk has proposed with this forthcoming Hyperloop proposal. So why don't we have them yet?
Need a creative way to beat the summer heat? Try these odd ways to ride the waves.
Despite the slew of new glasses-style computing devices, in recent months it has become pretty obvious that the short-term future of wearable tech will be dominated by wrist devices.
The study of individual cells is of great importance in biomedicine. Many biological processes incur inside cells and these processes can differ from cell to cell.
When nanoparticles enter the human body, for instance as part of a nanomedicine application, they come into immediate contact with a collection of biomolecules, such as proteins, that are characteristic of that environment, e.g. blood.
Direct visualization and manipulation of individual carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in ambient conditions is of great significance for their characterizations and applications.
Philosopher John Searle lays out the case for studying human consciousness -- and systematically shoots down some of the common objections to taking it seriously. As we learn more about the brain processes that cause awareness, ....
Researchers unveil one of the most complex electronic systems ever built on plastic.
Mike Lazaridis invented the BlackBerry. Now he wants to create an industry around quantum computing.
So we hear the sun is good you… and then the sun is bad for you… and then later the sun is good for again (or is bad for you now… I just can’t keep it straight).
European scientists have come up with a new technology that is allegedly better able to detect the presence of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in food, animal feed and seeds.
Thin is in, from the peel-and-stick thin-film solar cells that Stanford University scientists described last year, to the super-thin, stackable solar cells MIT researchers recently conceptualized.
single cue—the taste of a madeleine, a small cake, dipped in lime tea—was all Marcel Proust needed to be transported down memory lane.
It is a Hell-beast born of fire!
This is a more direct technique that tends to be favored by lucid dream researchers. It’s weird. As one passes out of wakefulness and into sleep, one drifts into a state where what’s known as hypnagognic imagery flashes before your eyes. It also happ
Thankfully, it's not for sale
Ultra-Ever Dry is a superhydrophobic (water) and oleophobic (hydrocarbons) coating that will completely repel almost any liquid.
What exactly is 'nano'? It's become a buzzword, spawning many gimmicky products over the recent years, but what role will the real nano technology play in our lives? From smart metro tickets to futuristic flexible electronics, RT's Technology Update'
"I was happy, but at the same time, I had that anger. The damage had been done," she said.
The “senior moments” of unreliable memory may be a scientifically valid way to predict Alzheimer’s disease, after all.
Electric scooters, with their small physical footprint and non-gas powered drivetrain, are pretty good for the planet right?
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign envision a future where cell phones, tablets and other electronics will be able to dissolve in water, ridding us of the problem of e-waste.
A high rate of birth defects has confounded Washington health officials, who have been unable to identify a cause.
New humanoid robots will compete in a contest designed to test the ability of machines to take on extremely dangerous and high-stakes human jobs.
Soon, a pair of custom-made sneakers could cost hundreds, instead of thousands.
Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!
New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.