Iodine is a chemical element that is mainly found on Earth as a water-soluble ion, meaning that it tends to concentrate in oceans and saltwater pools.
There's a guy out there with a computer embedded in his forearm.
16-year-old Jack Andraka explains how he devised a new way to detect cancer, which earned him the grand prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Our long national nightmare is over.
Introduction This document is not an in-depth presentation of the subject of electronics.
The purpose of this web site is to provide you with an introduction to a series of devices which have been shown to have very interesting properties and some are (incorrectly) described as 'perpetual motion' machines.
"This study shows that the brain has different functional states when asleep and when awake," study researcher Maiken Nedergaard, of the University of Rochester said in a statement. "In fact, the restorative nature of sleep appears to be the resul
THE idea of artificially cooling the climate may have come in from the cold, but the laws governing trials of the technology are still all at sea.
Bomb makers and chemists cooking up crystal meth better watch out. A sewer system full of chemical sensors could soon be sniffing out their homemade labs
The future of your clothes will be electronic.
Today, material science is having a renewed influence on bioelectronics design beyond the incorporation of new functional nanomaterials.
Scholars continue to be amazed by the ancient man found frozen in the Alps.
Email might be on the verge of a radical makeover. And the NSA is not going to like it.
UK-based researchers say their new system is safer and cooler than other gas-fueled metal-melters.
Fortunately, there is now a comfortable, far less costly and invasive treatment option available. A recent case study published by Eastern Virginia Medical School's Division of Sleep Medicine in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine concludes that
It is becoming common knowledge that the human intestinal system is dependent upon a diverse and populous mix of beneficial bacteria in order to maintain strong immunity and to function as designed.
Hint: a big wingspan helps.
Would you like to surf the Internet, make a phone call or send a text message using only your brain?
Here’s a scary statistic: In 2007, 87 percent of households in the U.S. used air conditioning, compared to just 11 percent of households in Brazil and a mere 2 percent in India.
The personal discovery that a person has real-world access to the astounding mysteries of Chi and the life-changing effects of DMT can be a dramatic catalyst for personal transformation. It often forces a severe re-construction of one’s worldview, re
Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary
A team of researchers used fluid dynamics to model Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright's curve.
Dark matter has eluded scientists for years.
Winter is coming, as George R. R. Martin would have us remember, bringing with it shortened days and freezing temperatures
You might think that would be cause enough for the Flexrotor to down tools and call it a day, but the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft wasn't done yet.
Imagine a full-blown, desert-tromping 4x4 built with a plastic body – sounds kind of crazy to us.
To address the challenges encountered in decommissioning a nuclear facility, the UK-based firm TWI has since 2009 been developing laser tube-cutting methods for the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
When Occipital launched its Kickstarter campaign for a portable 3D sensor for mobile devices, it saw the project fully funded within a few hours.
In an advance which could see mobile phone batteries recharge in seconds and last for weeks, researchers in the US have developed a supercapacitor made primarily of silicon that has shown much improved power density over its commercially available al
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