Alejo Quesada

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Confirmed: Electrons Flowing Like Liquid in Graphene Are Insanely Superconductive

???<p>Electrons have been caught flowing through graphene like a liquid, reaching limits physicists thought were fundamentally impossible.<p>This type of …

Amazing Dutch Windwheel is a green energy generator you can live in

The iconic Dutch windmill is getting a high-tech makeover with a big eco-friendly boost. Today the Windwheel Corporation unveiled new designs for the …

Frighteningly accurate ‘mind reading’ AI reads brain scans to guess what you’re thinking

From medical applications like helping dermatologists diagnose skin cancer to teaching robots to get a better grip on the world around them, deep …

A New "Solar Paint" Lets You Transform Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean Energy

Powerful Paint<p>Powering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a growing number of innovative technologies and initiatives. Some …

Clean Energy

How clean energy is transforming the world, in 5 charts

Take it straight from a major fossil fuel supplier: The world's energy mix is changing, and it's shifting toward lower-carbon fuels.<p>BP, the British …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

The Brain

Bad language: why being bilingual makes swearing easier

Bilingual reduced emotional resonance is fairly well-established, but why does it happen? And does that have a knock-on effect for different communities?<p>My dad had a liberal philosophy of childrearing, but he would always tell us off for swearing. As a result, I grew up feeling very uncomfortable …

Language

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Neuroscientists Have Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

Researchers Think They're Getting Closer to Making Spray-On Solar Cells a Reality

Imagine a future when solar cells can be sprayed or printed onto the windows of skyscrapers or atop sports utility vehicles -- and at prices …

Clean Energy

Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter

A 'Digital Alchemist' Unravels the Mysteries of Complexity

Sharon Glotzer has made a number of career-shifting discoveries, each one the kind “that completely changes the way you look at the world,” she said, …

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

ASK THE GOOGLE search app “What is the fastest bird on Earth?,” and it will tell you.<p>“Peregrine falcon,” the phone says. “According to YouTube, the …

18 Premium Web Design Tools and Services for 2017

There are many new web tools and services for designers and developers launched every month, but how do you know which are the most useful? Which …

Web Design

Three Ways New EPA Head Scott Pruitt Will Dismantle Environmental Protection

Despite extraordinary backlash, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has just been named to head the Environmental Protection Agency for the …

Create perfect social media images with this handy cheat sheet

Whether you're using Twitter, Facebook, or still clinging on to Google Plus, one thing you'll notice is that social media platforms like to make …

A surprising number of people can't recognize faces — sometimes even their own

I've seen a lot of faces that I can't forget.<p>No, I'm not talking about being in love, as The Beatles lyrics might imply. Instead, I may be a super-recognizer, meaning that other peoples' faces get strangely seared into my brain — even those of complete strangers. It's not that I necessarily want to …

Harvard Researchers Have Found the Source of Human Consciousness

What is human consciousness and where does it come from? Throughout the ages, some of our greatest minds have probed this question, and struggled to …

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That's Cheaper Than Wind

A transformation is happening in global energy markets that’s worth noting as 2016 comes to an end: Solar power, for the first time, is becoming the …

Renewable Energy

Gemma O’Brien: Lettering Extraordinaire

<i>The deadline for PRINT’s Typography & Lettering Awards—a competition for type-centric designs, typeface designs and handlettered work—is Friday.</i> …

Typography

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Tesla’s solar roof rollout was ... meh. These other new solar power gadgets are cooler.

Last Friday evening, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled three new products. The rollout — scheduled, oddly, for 8:30 pm Eastern — had been hyped for weeks, but the actual event turned out to be a bit [sad trombone]. It was a fairly transparent bid to justify the proposed merger of Tesla and …

Proofing Tips for Print Design Perfection

Many of the articles on this site are aimed at the digital space, such as design for the web, mobile and apps. And let’s face it, most design in …

Web Design

Sébastien Plassard – Dreamlike Illustrations

Let yourself be carried away into a world of mind-blowing dreamscapes created by Sébastien Plassard.Sébastien Plassard is an outstanding illustrator …

Drawing

Tesla boss Elon Musk unveils solar roof tiles

Musk showcases new energy products to illustrate benefits of merging his firm with solar installer SolarCity<p>The Tesla chief executive, Elon Musk, has unveiled new energy products aimed at illustrating the benefits of combining his firm, which makes electric cars and batteries, with solar installer …

Tesla

Scientists Take Big Step Toward Being Able To Repair Brain Injuries

They’ve successfully completed a neuron transplant in mice.<p>Scientists have long been working toward a day when a traumatic injury or stroke doesn’t cause brain cells to be permanently lost.<p>Executing this extremely difficult task would involve figuring out how to transplant new neurons into brain …

Neuroscience

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