Picture of the Day: The thinnest anticorrosive coating

  New research has established graphene as the thinnest known coating for protecting metals against corrosion. … [Read More...]

Global warming continues

A team of investigators from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York determined in a recent study that our planet will most … [Read More...]

The stunning 3D Printed House and its rooms (Made of Salt)

Those following the news in the 3D printing industry might be aware that the 3D printing of buildings isn't so Sci-Fi as it sounds anymore. … [Read More...]

New software deals site available! Take your revenge at high prices!

A new site has opened its doors offering great software deals/discounts! I was amazed by the company's communication and speed of growth! Just … [Read More...]

Quote of the Day 22/4/13

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Science

Flying above the plains of Venus with an… inflatable aircraft

Engineers with defense and aerospace contractor Northrop Grumman and Tustin, California-based smart space technology company L’Garde announce the development of a new concept airplane, which could fly in the skies above Venus for up to a year. Such an asset could reveal a multitude of new data about our neighboring world, which features temperatures significantly […]

Artificial composting islands the future of NYC Sanitation?

New York City produces about 14 million tons of garbage a year, so you can imagine the energy and resources required to move and process it all. In order to tackle this issue, the folks over at Present Architecture have come up with a creative, double-duty solution called the Green Loop.

World’s first magma-enhanced geothermal system now in Iceland

Just like solar and wind, geothermal energy is a clean power source. The problem is that, for the time being as least, harvesting it is a tad more expensive than erecting wind farms or installing solar panels.

1 in 4 US Citizens Think the Sun Orbits Earth

According to the conclusions of a new study released by experts at the US National Science Foundation (NSF), it would appear that around a quarter of all people living in the United States are convinced that the Sun revolves around the Earth. 

Pinnacle Island riddle solved by Opportunity

Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, have announced recently that the rover Opportunity finally managed to solve a mystery related to the nature of a rock formation called Pinnacle Island. 

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Health

Substance found in humans fights brain damage from stroke

A molecular substance that occurs naturally in humans and rats was found to “substantially reduce” brain damage after an acute stroke and contribute to a better recovery, according to a newly released animal study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

Secondhand smoke linked to pregnancy complications

Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study findings, published online by the journal Tobacco Control, mark a significant step toward clarifying the risks of secondhand smoke exposure.

Health experts: Food pack chemicals may be harmful to human health over long term

The synthetic chemicals used in the packaging, storage, and processing of foodstuffs might be harmful to human health over the long term, warn environmental scientists in a commentary in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. This is because most of these substances are not inert and can leach into the foods we eat, they […]

New layer of the human Cornea discovered by University of Nottingham

A new paper in the journal Ophthalmology details the discovery of a new layer of the human cornea by a team of scientists working with the University of Nottingham.

Vinegar Cancer Test saves the lives of thousands

A team of doctors speaking at a cancer conference in Chicago this past Sunday detailed how a low-tech vinegar cancer test had successfully been used to save the lives of thousands of women in India.

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Pictures of the Day

Picture of the Day: Marblelike Miracle

          In a “Mindblowing Rainbow,” Vero cells from the kidney of a monkey have been exposed to a herpes virus. The virus causes them to express proteins tagged by the scientists in a rainbow of colors, bringing to mind a collection of jelly beans or marbles.   Related articles A step […]

Picture of the Day: Monster Saturn Storm

Cassini has been circling Saturn for years, but it’s still revealing spectacular things about the planet. Violent weather provides a great spectacle on Earth, as long as it doesn’t actually destroy anything, but it’s nothing compared with what’s happening on Saturn.

Picture of the Day: Double moons

Picture of the Day: The North-American nebula

Here’s a truly gorgeous image by astrophotographer Mick Hyde, a mosaic of NGC 7000 (the North American nebula) and the Pelican nebula (IC 5070). The structure on the upper left side is the North American nebula, with the darkest lobe of dust near the center forming the “Gulf of Mexico.” The star-forming region is located […]

Picture of the Day: Frozen in motion

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Technology

The stunning 3D Printed House and its rooms (Made of Salt)

Those following the news in the 3D printing industry might be aware that the 3D printing of … [Read More...]

Graphene-metal combination may shrink electronics

Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene "sandwich" strongly enhances … [Read More...]

‘Breathing’ battery to power next-gen tech? Meet Li-Air battery!

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) nearly doubled in 2013, but most won't take you farther than 100 … [Read More...]

Can sugar power electronics of the future?

  Researchers are harnessing the power of sugar to fuel electronics. … [Read More...]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5s

Until Apple takes the stage to unveil the iPhone 6, this is probably going to be the biggest rivalry … [Read More...]

Algae’s chances as a biofuel now increased

Lab success doesn't always translate to real-world success. A team of Michigan State University … [Read More...]

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is here

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Nature

Artificial composting islands the future of NYC Sanitation?

New York City produces about 14 million tons of garbage a year, so you can imagine the energy and resources required to move and process it all. In order to tackle this issue, the folks over at Present Architecture have come up with a creative, double-duty solution called the Green Loop.

World’s first magma-enhanced geothermal system now in Iceland

Just like solar and wind, geothermal energy is a clean power source. The problem is that, for the time being as least, harvesting it is a tad more expensive than erecting wind farms or installing solar panels.

Watch: Scientists virtually de-froze Antarctica

When asked to picture Antarctica, most people (if not all) find themselves picturing a really big ice sheet. The world’s biggest ice sheet, to be more precise.

The secrets of cicada’s sound

Of all the bugs that achieve the mantle of summer pest, cicadas are perhaps the most curious. They don’t sting, they don’t bite, they don’t buzz around your head, they taste good in chocolate, but as the drowning din of the 17-year brood this summer will remind: we would love them less if they emerged […]

‘Junk’ DNA mystery solved

One person’s trash may be another person’s treasure, but sometimes, trash is just trash. So-called junk DNA, the vast majority of the genome that doesn’t code for proteins, really isn’t needed for a healthy organism, according to new research. “At least for a plant, junk DNA really is just junk — it’s not required,” said […]

Maryland vs Virginia: Solar Power [Infographic]

Global warming shifts Earth’s geographic poles

Since 2005 until present day, the Earth’s geographic North Pole has been steadily shifting towards the east. By the looks of it, the shift is one of several centimeters per year.

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Software

New software deals site available! Take your revenge at high prices!

A new site has opened its doors offering great software deals/discounts! I was amazed by the … [Read More...]

DEAL – Many Ashampoo products at -25% to -60% less! [Links]

Just found some interesting deals on Ashampoo products on eBay and thought it could interest you … [Read More...]

This is what the Windows 8.1 Start Button looks like in Metro UI

Microsoft has finally confirmed that a Start button would be included in Windows 8.1, while also … [Read More...]

Internet Explorer 10 claims to be much better than Firefox and Chrome at blocking malware – study

  The race between the world’s most popular browsers continues, this time with a study … [Read More...]

Rumor has it that Windows 8.1 / Blue build 9385 could be released for download on file-sharing … [Read More...]

Terrorists planning UK bomb attack exposed by Microsoft Word

Believe it or not, but Microsoft Word is not only a terrific productivity tool, but also a great … [Read More...]

New AMD Catalyst 13.3 Beta 3 +link +what’s new

It's that time again and AMD have released a new beta version for their Catalyst drivers! … [Read More...]

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New software deals site available! Take your revenge at high prices!

A new site has opened its doors offering great software deals/discounts! I was amazed by the company’s communication and speed of growth! Just yesterday there were only 2 deals and now it has 6 and counting! It deals only digitally delivered software and does not ship physical products. Check it out: http://www.pricerevenge.com

Picture of the Day: The thinnest anticorrosive coating

  New research has established graphene as the thinnest known coating for protecting metals against corrosion.

Graphene-metal combination may shrink electronics

Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene “sandwich” strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a discovery that could further help in the downscaling of electronics.

‘Breathing’ battery to power next-gen tech? Meet Li-Air battery!

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) nearly doubled in 2013, but most won’t take you farther than 100 miles on one charge. To boost their range toward a tantalizing 300 miles or more, researchers are reporting new progress on a “breathing” battery that has the potential to one day replace the lithium-ion technology of today’s EVs.

Substance found in humans fights brain damage from stroke

A molecular substance that occurs naturally in humans and rats was found to “substantially reduce” brain damage after an acute stroke and contribute to a better recovery, according to a newly released animal study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

Global warming continues

A team of investigators from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York determined in a recent study that our planet will most likely continue to get warmer throughout this century, despite the recent slowdown recorded over the past couple of years. The group says that earlier predictions remain valid, despite the […]

Flying above the plains of Venus with an… inflatable aircraft

Engineers with defense and aerospace contractor Northrop Grumman and Tustin, California-based smart space technology company L’Garde announce the development of a new concept airplane, which could fly in the skies above Venus for up to a year. Such an asset could reveal a multitude of new data about our neighboring world, which features temperatures significantly […]

Artificial composting islands the future of NYC Sanitation?

New York City produces about 14 million tons of garbage a year, so you can imagine the energy and resources required to move and process it all. In order to tackle this issue, the folks over at Present Architecture have come up with a creative, double-duty solution called the Green Loop.

Can sugar power electronics of the future?

  Researchers are harnessing the power of sugar to fuel electronics.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5s

Until Apple takes the stage to unveil the iPhone 6, this is probably going to be the biggest rivalry in smartphones: the iPhone 5s vs. the Samsung Galaxy S5. Torn between the two? Join us, as we compare the features and specs of Apple’s and Samsung’s latest flagships.

Algae’s chances as a biofuel now increased

Lab success doesn’t always translate to real-world success. A team of Michigan State University scientists, however, has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and come closer to reality.

Secondhand smoke linked to pregnancy complications

Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study findings, published online by the journal Tobacco Control, mark a significant step toward clarifying the risks of secondhand smoke exposure.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is here

With Samsung officially unveiling the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress, we finally have the details of the Korean company’s next flagship smartphone. Read on for all the fun.

Hydrogen inexpensive production with the Sun’s help

Generating electricity is not the only way to turn sunlight into energy we can use on demand. The sun can also drive reactions to create chemical fuels, such as hydrogen, that can in turn power cars, trucks and trains.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 is Official

Microsoft announced at the Mobile World Congress that Windows 8.1 is set to receive a major update this spring, confirming that the company is working to improve its operating system on both touch and non-touch devices.

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