Science

  • How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

    Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.

    Entrepreneur
  • Woodlawn High Grade Assays and New Massive Sulphide Intercepts

    Untitled Document Assay Results: WNDD0006: 5.6m @ 13.3% Zn, 0.7% Cu, 5.4% Pb, 1.2g/t Au, 26g/t Ag from 626m (I Lens) WNDD0006: 4.0m @ 4.8% Zn, 0.5% Cu, 0.2% Pb, 14g/t Ag from 679m (I Lens) WNDD0006: 8.1m ...

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  • SPONSORED POST: A Q&A with Architect Michael Chen

    Inspired by BP Gasoline with Invigorate®, The Next Mile explores the stories of trends, products and people who go a little farther than the norm. The series is a collaboration between BP Fuels and Vox Creative. We recently sat down...

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  • NASA Emails a Wrench Into Space

    When astronaut Barry Wilmore realized he needed a socket wrench, he had one problem. Wilmore is currently on board the International Space Station orbiting 200 miles above the earth making a trip to the hardware store inconvenient. What did NASA do to help him? They emailed him a wrench. In…

    Business 2 Community
  • Ebola response in rural Sierra Leone not yet rapid enough

    By Emma Farge KOIDU, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - The rapid response team has arrived and the chaos is easing, but medics in a remote Sierra Leonean district are struggling to control a local Ebola outbreak when it's too late to nip it in the bud. A deployment of medical workers and equipment to Kono…

    Reuters
  • Active Sun Unleashes Massive Solar Flare

    The huge solar flare registered as an X1.8-class event, one of the most powerful types of flares possible, and was captured on camera by NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory. The flare triggered a strong radio blackout for parts of Earth as it peaked Friday at 7:28 p.m. EST (0028 Dec. 20…

    SPACE.com
  • Ancient clay seals may shed light on biblical era

    Impressions from ancient clay seals found at a small site in Israel east of Gaza are signs of government in an area thought to be entirely rural during the 10th century B.C., says Mississippi State University archaeologist James W. Hardin.

    Associated Press
  • Fool's Gold Preserves Some of Earth's Oldest Fossils

    Fool's gold helps explain why many fossils of soft-bodied animals that lived more than 540 million years ago still survive, a new study finds.

    LiveScience.com
  • This large 'stick bug' robot has a name, and it's Hector

    Imagine a giant, mechanical stick bug that comfortably traverse small steps and rough rough terrain like loose gravel. In other words, all the normal accommodations that'd hypothetically keep these creatures from coming into your house through the backyard.

    The Verge
  • Japan scientists develop micro-fine adhesive sensors

    Scientists in Japan have developed a sticky sheet of tiny sensors that can be put directly on moving joints, beating hearts or other living tissues. "Just by applying to the body like a compress, our novel sheet sensor detects biometric information extremely accurately," researchers at the…

    AFP
  • 5 Crazy Habits You Might Adopt With Low-Cost Genome Sequencing

    A full human genome can now be sequenced for $1,000. That's still a little pricey for mass adoption, but Illumina and Pacific Biosciences could bring the cost down even further -- opening up the genomics ...

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  • Super Typhoon Shoved Car-Size Boulders Onto Philippine Beaches

    Boulders the size of stretch limousines littered beaches near the city of Tacloban in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan pounded the region in November 2013. The towering stones provided a rare look at the way intense storms can demolish coastal communities, researchers said here on Tuesday…

    LiveScience.com
  • See more. Travel more.

    Take #OneMore of vacation and let the stars lead the way. View the full series.

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  • Check Out This British Crowdfunding Campaign To Send A Rocket To Drill On The Moon

    The most inspirational mission to the moon since the Apollo landings.

    Business Insider
  • How NASA Opens Planetary Mission Data

    Editor’s Note: Thomas Stein is the Senior Computer Systems Manager for NASA’s Planetary Data System Geosciences Node at Washington University.As the U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Administration tests new rockets for its manned space program, planetary scientists are already working with reams…

    TechCrunch
  • Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.

    Associated Press
  • Protect Your Shoes from Rain, Snow and Dirt

    The Rain and Snow season is here. Ladies, you can't wear heels in rain boots. Men, galoshes are too expensive. Luckily there are KEPERS Shoe Skins.

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  • What to do about Silicon Valley's color problem?

    The tech sector's lack of diversity has been widely chronicled, but how do companies like Google, Apple and Facebook solve the problem?

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  • 8,000-Year-Old Olive Oil Found in Ancient Clay Pots

    Ancient people pressed olive oil as far back as 8,000 years ago in Israel, a new study finds. Researchers found residues of the Mediterranean-diet staple on ancient clay pots dating back to the 6th millennium B.C. "This is the earliest evidence of the use of olive oil in the country, and perhaps…

    LiveScience.com
  • 10 years on, tsunami warning stumbles at the "last mile"

    By Aubrey Belford BANGKOK (Reuters) - In April 2012, Indonesia's Banda Aceh, the city worst hit by the tsunami that killed at least 226,000 people on Boxing Day ten years ago, received a terrifying reminder of how unprepared it was for the next disaster. As an 8.6-magnitude quake struck at sea,…

    Reuters