by Susana Frioni: When it comes to practicing and learning about yoga (especially in the early days of your journey) I highly recommend immersing yourself in a room full of other people while being guided by an awesome yoga teacher.
By JOHN MARKOFF: DRACHTEN, the Netherlands — At the Philips Electronics factory on the coast of China, hundreds of workers use their hands and specialized tools to assemble electric shavers. That is the old way.
by David Danielson: Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energyt and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a new report highlighting strong growth in America’s wind energy market in 2011
More than any other part of the brain, the cerebral cortex makes us human. Through the electrical activity of the neuronal networks packed into the brain’s undulating outer surface we sense our environment, use and understand language, and separate good and evil.
Danny Hillis – With A Drop Of Your Blood, We’ll Soon Diagnose Your Disease Before You Even Have Symptoms
Danny Hillis has had a prolific career, to say the least. The co-founder of the Long Now Foundation developed a parallel supercomputer while he was at MIT; started Applied Minds
By Laura Hibbard : In a medical emergency, getting a patient oxygen can be a matter of life and death.
Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have developed a new method of repairing bone using synthetic bone graft substitute material, which combined with gene therapy, can mimic real bone tissue and has potential to regenerate bone in patients who have lost large areas of bone from either disease or trauma.
by Lynn Yarris: A technology that would enable low-cost, high efficiency solar cells to be made from virtually any semiconductor material has been developed by researchers
By Dean Kuipers: One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLAannouncing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.
by Knate Myers: Skylights is a timelapse video made up of nearly 6,000 photos taken over the last few months in New Mexico, USA. Every frame in this video is a photograph.