News Tungsten diselenide shows potential for ultrathin, flexible, semi-transparent solar cells
http://www.gizmag.com, By Darren Quick
Graphene, the two-dimensional lattice of carbon atoms, may be the wonder material du jour, but ultrathin layers of other elements are also proving to be an exciting area of research.
News EyeGo adapters let you perform eye exams with a smartphone
http://www.gizmag.com, By Ben Coxworth
When it comes to thoroughly assessing the condition of someone's eyes, it's usually necessary to utilize large, expensive contraptions such as those found in an ophthalmologist's office.
What's unique about EFT is how it combines Eastern wisdom about acupressure, or "meridian points," in our bodies, with traditional Western psychotherapy. The practice consists of tapping with your fingertips on specific meridian points while talki
News Blood Test Predict Alzheimer's
Experts called the breakthrough a real step forward, but warn it will bring with it ethical concerns, particularly if there is still no cure.
Alzheimers and other forms of dementia affect some 800,000 Britons and the number is predicted to double
News US Government Issues Loans for the First Nuclear Reactors in 30 Years
The construction of new nuclear power facilities like this one -- which will provide carbon-free electricity to well over a million American energy consumers -- is not only a major milestone in the administrations commitment to jumpstart the U.S.
News Birth Of Memory
the precipitous growth of new cells in the hippocampus during infancy, known as neurogenesis. When brains are busy growing lots of new cells, they dont store memories that would otherwise be long-term.
News Israels Commercial Jets Will Soon Be Firing Lasers
The technological advancement is a direct response to the 2002 attempt by terrorists in Mombasa, Kenya in which two surface-to-air missiles were fired at an Israeli charter planeshortly after takeoff. The missiles missed their target and its more tha
News How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes
http://www.wired.com, By Greg Miller
A new microscope can be printed on a flat piece of paper and assembled with a few extra components in less than 10 minutes.
News Artificial Organs May Finally Get a Blood Supply
Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.
News Plasma Plume Keeps Earth Safe From Solar Storms
http://www.popsci.com, By Lindsey Kratochwil
Earth has a magnetic field, which begins at the core and stretches far out into space.
News Wastewater Injection Triggered Oklahoma's Earthquake Cascade
One of Oklahoma's biggest man-made earthquakes, caused by fracking-linked wastewater injection, triggered an earthquake cascade that led to the damaging magnitude-5.7 Prague quake that struck on Nov. 6, 2011, a new study confirms.
News Superconductor Theoretical Breakthrough
J.C. Sιamus Davis, the James Gilbert White Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences at Cornell and director of the Center for Emergent Superconductivity at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Dung-Hai Lee, professor of physics at the Universi
News Koenigsegg pushes the supercar envelope with 1-megawatt One:1
http://www.gizmag.com, By C.C. Weiss
Take note of these numbers: 1,341 hp to 1,360 kg. It's a ratio that gives the latest hypercar from Sweden's Koenigsegg the potential to be the fastest car on Earth, with a listed 273-mph (440 km/h) top speed.
News Boeing and Evgeny Podkletnov
e, the company is trying to solicit the services of a Russian scientist who claims he has developed anti-gravity devices in Russia and Finland. The approach, however, has been thwarted by Russian officialdom.
News SpaceX outlines CRS-3 landing legs plan toward first stage recovery ambitions
SpaceX believes they have all the necessary pieces to achieve a full recovery of the booster stage, with the next launch of their Falcon 9 v1.1 set to test another key technology towards that aim, via the debut of landing legs on the aft of the fir
News NDE and Children
The evidence, however, suggests that children as young as six months can have lucid visions and even remember them years later.
Of course, no one can see into the mind of a baby. But consider a case documented in the medical journal Critical Car
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