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New, ultra-flexible probes form reliable, scar-free integration with the brain

Engineering researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have designed ultra-flexible, nanoelectronic thread (NET) brain probes that can achieve …

Neuroscience

How one wrong hunch led to the creation of cocaine-resistant mice

Why do some cocaine users become addicts while others don't? One popular theory attributes it to poor judgement, which some studies suggest is due to …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

How to add an Interesting Reflection in Photoshop

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>January 5, 2017 By Julian<p>How to add an Interesting Reflection in Photoshop www.sleeklens.com<p>Hi everyone,<p>Kicking off the …

Tutorials

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Development

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …

Venture Capital

Scottish witchcraft book published online

<b>The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland have been published online.</b><p>The Names of Witches in Scotland, 1658 collection, was drawn up during a time when the persecution of supposed witches was rife.<p>The book also lists the towns where the …

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Identity

Next big thing? How to protect your ideas or invention from theft

First decide if you need a patent, trademark or design right. If it's the unique visual appearance of a product that you want to protect, then a …

Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

Free Science: NASA Just Opened Its Entire Research Library to the Public

NASA is opening up its research library to the public in the newly launched web database PubSpace…and it’s absolutely free.<p>NASA Chief Scientist Ellen …

How do I permanently erase hard disk? - nixCraft

I am going to sell my laptop soon. Before discarding my system, I want to make sure that no one should be able to use my personal data using any …

Linux

Become an Ethical Hacker Bundle | Popular Science Shop

<b>Build an Advanced Keylogger Using C++ for Ethical Hacking</b><p>Add a Powerful Tool to Your Ethical Hacking Repertoire by Building an Advanced Keylogger<p>Keylogging is the action of recording keys struck on a keyboard and mouse clicks so that the user is unaware that their actions are being monitored. It's …

Information Security

The First World War: a complete timeline

THE OPENING SHOTS: AUG - SEP 1914<p><b>August 4-25, 1914: German invasion of Belgium</b><p>German troops captured most of Belgium, including the fortress of Liège, with the Belgians losing 30,000 men and the Germans just 2,000.<p><b>August 7-25, 1914: Battle of the Frontiers</b><p>The French Plan XVII called for an …

Five hacks from Mr. Robot and how they work

<i>Mr. Robot</i> is a TV series about an anti-social cybersecurity engineer/vigilante hacker named Elliot Anderson, and it's been hailed as the most realistic depiction of hacking to ever hit the screen. As we get ready to binge-watch Season 2, we asked <b>Kevvie Fowler</b> — KPMG Canada's National Cyber Response …

Delicate Tattoos Fuse the Graceful Beauty of Nature with Structured Geometry

Tattooist Jasper Andres uses a delicate touch to craft his intricate body art. Often fusing nature with geometry, the hybrid images exemplify the beauty found in both by highlighting their differences—the graceful movements and curves of animals and flowers are offset by the rigid structure of …

Art

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

The Brain

Scientists Seek Ban On Monsanto's RoundUp

On Tuesday, a delegation of independent scientists urged the EPA to ban RoundUp, Monsanto's flagship herbicide at the O'Neill House Office Building in Washington D.C. Providing testimony that it poses an unreasonable risk to humans, animals, and the environment, scientists spoke at a closed meeting …

Could Your Next Uber be a Multicopter?

<b>The world’s first certified multicopter lifts off in Bruchsal, Germany, marking a new era for aerial transportation.</b><p>Just as smartphone technology …

Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

It's not just Windows 10 that has telemetry issues -- Microsoft has done the same with Visual Studio 2015 C++ compiler

An eagle-eyed Reddit user has noticed that code run through Visual Studio 2015 C++ compiler make calls to Microsoft's telemetry services. Microsoft …

This is where the real action in artificial intelligence takes place

SAN FRANCISCO -- Swarms of journalists lined the halls of a Southern California oceanfront resort recently to see tech luminaries like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk discuss the Gawker case, rocket launches to space, and, Silicon Valley's obsession du jour, artificial intelligence.<p>But perhaps the real …

Artificial Intelligence