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New flexible material can make any window 'smart'

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have invented a new flexible smart window material that, when …


5 Writing Habits You Should Develop for Better Website Content - Small Business Trends

One of my favorite things about writing is that, in practice, it feels like a modern art. It’s hard to fake a talent for good writing, as it remains …


Life Reimagined


Liquid Smoke: The History Behind a Divisive Culinary Shortcut

Biting into the blackened crust of a slice of fatty brisket, one's taste buds are inundated with saltiness, a slight peppery spiciness, and, of course, smoke. At at any god-honest barbecue joint, pitmasters dedicate hours babysitting their smokers, routinely feeding the iron apparatus chips of …


Scientists capture most intimate view yet of human conception

Birds do it. Bees do it.<p>But until now, no one has been entirely sure how humans do it – at least at the molecular level.<p>Using high-powered X-rays and sophisticated computer algorithms, two teams of researchers – one based in Canada, one in Japan – have revealed the mysterious connection that allows …


New Jupiter-like planet is largest yet discovered orbiting two stars

Spotted using data from the Kepler space telescope, the gas giant, dubbed Kepler-1647b, has one of the longest orbits recorded for a transiting planet<p>A gas giant 3,700 light years away is the largest planet yet to be found orbiting two stars, scientists have revealed.<p>Dubbed Kepler-1647b, the …


3 must-see Lenovo devices you can't buy yet

Promising concept devices give us a glimpse at a foldable and bendable tech future.<p>Lenovo has a few ideas about how the future should look: phones that wrap around your wrist like a slap bracelet, light-up shoes that track your calories and modular phones accessories so brilliant they're worth $1 …

Mobile Technology

Scientists Develop 'Bionic Leaf' That Turns Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

The days of drilling for oil are numbered.<p>Westend61 via Getty Images<p>Scientists at Harvard University have found a way to create liquid fuels using …


Solar module prices set for further falls in 2016

<b>Solar module prices are set for dramatic falls in the third quarter of 2016 as projected installations in China slow, causing a glut of panels on</b> …