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
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.
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—the “Four Corners” states plus their western neighbors—are home to some of the best renewable electricity potential in the country.
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 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.
To a computer, your face is a set of points and measurements between your features, but to advertisers, these data sets mean lucrative profits and a new way to connect with customers.
by Bob Lefsetz: There’s great music today, there is in every period, but why were the sixties and seventies such a fertile era, why did we get not only the Beatles and the Stones, but the entire British Invasion, the San Francisco Sound and the great acts of FM radio?
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has touched down on the surface of the Red Planet, completing a 154-million-mile journey, and marking the beginning of a new era in planetary exploration.